anthropology

Finding the Muslim View on Medicine

August 15, 2011

Muslims are the fastest-growing religious minority in the United States, with over 7 million Americans declaring themselves as followers of Islam and more than 2,000 mosques nationwide. But in spite of the numbers, little data has been collected [Read more]

Searching for Genetic Fossils

April 15, 2010

The hunt for human origins typically takes the form of fieldwork, with teams of paleontologists scouring the earth for the fossil that will add to the story of how our strange species came to be. That search has taken scientists from Africa to [Read more]