U researchers found that 1,000 years ago, the Fremont used cultural burning to reduce the risk for large-scale wildfire activity in mountain environments.
Department of Anthropology
Approximately 42,000 years ago the Earth’s geomagnetic field reversed, triggering dramatic climate shifts and fueling ecological change on a global scale.
Hands-on learning in Mexico.
Advocates have called for a restorative justice system that repairs harm done to victims and reintegrates wrongdoers into society. The Enga of Papua New Guinea balance retribution and restitution.
From 2007 to 2009, a yellow fever virus outbreak nearly decimated El Parque El Piñalito’s howler monkey populations. Exposure to a past virus may have aided brown howlers’ survival.
The new study goes back further than 23andme could have ever imagined.
Henry Harpending was a professor of anthropology from 1997 until his death in 2016.
To understand the environmental pressures that shaped human evolution, scientists must first piece together the details of the ancient plant and animal communities that our fossil ancestors lived in over the past 7 million years.
Maya experts from around the world will convene at the U for the Mesoamerican Conference that focuses on preclassic Maya history between 2000 B.C. and 250 A.D.
Agricultural productivity drove Euro-American settlement of Utah, explaining past and present population patterns.