Anthropology / Everything Human

Labor Pains and Helpless Infants: Eve or Evolution? (Part 1)


  • Origins

  • Wayfinding

    Spaces of Waiting

    The work of a medical anthropologist offers a window into the world of Nigerien women who live with obstetric fistula.

  • Redux

  • Viewpoint

  • The Human Palate

    For many centuries, bison was served as a primary meat source for Native populations, including the Blackfeet tribe in present-day Montana.

    Meat Culture

    You might have heard: The Obama administration released its new Dietary Guidelines for Americans in January to an outcry. While the new rules tell us to limit our sugars, they do not directly advise less meat consumption (as originally proposed by the federal Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee). Health and environmental activists are accusing the government of caving to the meat industry—allowing politics to interfere with American health. But …

  • Culture Lab