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Anthropology

Running in Tarahumara culture

Long distance runnersCredit: Lieberman, Daniel E. "Running in Tarahumara (Rarámuri) Culture," just published in Current Anthropology (v61, no. 3 (June 2020): 356-379) studies the Tarahumara Native Americans of northern Mexico. For over a…

The new architecture of science: Learning from graphene

The unique design of the National Graphene Institute (NGI) in Manchester, UK sheds light on the new generation of 21st century science laboratoriesCredit: World Scientific How does the architecture of scientific buildings matter

Discovery of the oldest Chinese work of art

Credit: © Francesco d'Errico and Luc Doyon Carved from burnt bone, this miniature bird statuette is the oldest known Chinese work of art, according to an international team involving the CNRS, the universities of Bordeaux (France),