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2021

Six, 12 and 18. These are the ages that most people get their three adult molars, or large chewing teeth towards the back of the mouth.

The materials and methods behind multimedia artist Marco Albarran’s work are as diverse as his own story. 

As online learning continues to see significant growth at higher education institutions around the country, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University is expanding o

A new study led by Arizona State University paleoanthropologist Curtis Marean and ASU doctoral graduate

Five new faculty members joined Arizona State University’s School of Human Evolution and Social Change this fall, bringing expertise on topics including food sec

Incoming Sun Devils have more than 800 fully accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs to choose from — plus 275 available minors and cer

If you're a male chimp, it pays to make friends.

Of all the creatures on Earth, humans manipulate their environments the most. But, how far can we push it before something drastic happens?

Arizona State University researchers will help lead a $1.2 million, multi-institution project that will use a new theoretical framework and state-of-the-art technology to tackle a long-standing que

During the Baroque era, Peter Paul Rubens painted lush figures. In Imperial China, a plus-size woman was a classic beauty by the standards of the time. In Gilded Age America, tycoons like J.P.

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University offers a variety of courses on gender and sexuality as well as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning (LGBTQ)

Arizona State University’s School of Human Evolution and Social Change has launched a new master’s degree to give students an international and interdisciplinar

Like discovering fire or creating stone tools, transitioning from hunter-gatherer to farmer was a defining change for humans.

Amid the many challenges of the pandemic, student workers at ASU’s Knowledge Exchange for Resilience (KER) collaborated to drive use-inspired researc

The modern, industrialized society is not how humans have always lived.

In fact, the last 200 years make up only a tiny portion of human history.

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of 

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of 

You may know someone who has undergone bariatric surgery — an intense medical procedure that reduces the size of a person’s stomach to help with rapid weight loss.

On Monday, May 3, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University will recognize its highest achieving students from the social sciences, natural sciences and humanities divisi

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of 

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of 

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of 

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of 

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of 

A new study by researchers, including Arizona State University graduate student Maryse Biernat, verifies the age of one of the oldest specimens

The ASU Graduate College has announced the awardees of the fifth annual Graduate College Knowledge Mobilization Awards.

Modern humans are the world’s apex predator. For tens of thousands of years, deep into the Stone Age, humans hunted and killed the largest animals on land and sea. How?

Thirty years ago, clinical psychiatrist Jonathan Shay drew attention to similarities between the trauma experienced by Greek warriors, as documented in the epic poem “The Iliad,” and Vietnam vetera

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