The way officials measure a person's vulnerability could undercut the long-term success of refugees.
One political anthropologist considers whether a "no-contact" approach to remote Indigenous peoples may—in the long run—lead to unforeseen risks.
Many had hoped that quinoa production would lift farmers out of poverty and rehabilitate a war-torn nation—but the state of this seed remains uncertain.
Around the world, at least two billion people routinely consume insects. One anthropologist believes geography and colonization can explain why some populations are too squeamish to stomach such foods.
Evidence from our closest evolutionary relatives suggests that we might not be the only animals with a sense of gender identity.
The current administration’s controversial “America First” trade policies have tapped into a pervasive feeling of abandonment across the postindustrial United States. But not all former factory workers are interested in reviving American industry.