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Anthropology / Everything Human

Stories

Reflections

Archaeology’s Search for History Hidden in Ice

As high-elevation ice patches melt due to climate change, artifacts and stories long held in ice are being revealed. This fragile heritage needs to be acknowledged and protected.

News

Hepatitis B Viruses Discovered in Ancient Human Remains

Phenomenon

The Evolutionary Enigma of the Human Eyebrow

Eyebrows lack an obvious function. Does new research solve the riddle of these thin arcs of facial hair?

News

How a Eurasian Steppe Empire Coped With Decades of Drought