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Anthropology

On the hunt for megafauna in North America

Credit: Curtin University, Mike Bunce Research from Curtin University has found that pre-historic climate change does not explain the extinction of megafauna in North America at the end of the last Ice Age. The research,

Extended parenting helps young birds grow smarter

A new study of corvid birds underscores how biology, environment, and social life allow young birds and humans to learn difficult skills that improve survivalCredit: Michael Griesser Humans are unusual, even among primates, in the length…

Miniature rock art expands horizons

Traditional owners help with rare discoveryCredit: Flinders University Australian archaeologists have discovered some of the most detailed examples of rare, small-scale rock art in the form of miniature stencils in a rockshelter

Indigenous protection

Anthropologists, physicians and tribal leaders develop a strategy for managing and containing COVID-19 among an indigenous population. The global reach of COVID-19 is unquestionable. Every day, news reports highlight the disease's…

Social good creates economic boost

As governments around the globe move to prop up their ailing economies, a first-of-its-kind investigation could provide important input to employment policyCredit: QUT As unemployment rates skyrocket around the world in response to the