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2012

Children eight to 12 years old can learn how to investigate the past during the Junior Archaeologist Field Day at the Deer Valley Rock Art Center on Saturday, April 28. The event goes from 10 a.m.

Do you know what Geronimo and yawning have in common?

And why, in Arizona many years ago, sleeping in wet sheets didn’t mean you had a nighttime accident?

The future of the oceans, poverty alleviation, global trade, biodiversity and food security are among research areas that will be at the core of the “Planet under Pressure” (PUP) conference this mo

Helping a friend and telling the truth are both virtuous choices in their own right. But when faced with a decision between the two, it becomes a moral dilemma.

By Margaret Coulombe, Skip Derra, Jenny Green, Richard Harth and Carol Hughes

Medical anthropologist Alexandra Brewis Slade has been named the director of ASU’s School of Human Evolution and Social Change.

Editor's Note: Arizona State University basketball will take on the University of Southern California on Feb 25.

Editor's Note: This professor profile is part of a series that looks at the achievements of seven outstanding f

Arizona State University undergraduate Holly Vins is dedicated to helping others get the “voice and opportunities they deserve” and creating a safer, more sustainable world for all.

As an ice age crept upon them thousands of years ago, Neanderthals and modern human ancestors expanded their territory ranges across Asia and Europe to adapt to the changing environment.

A recent article by the Boston Globe reported that archaeologists have dug to the center of the largest of the three massive pyramids belonging to Mexico’s Teotihuacan and found what may be the “or

Currently, museums, universities and federal government agencies hold more than 100,000 Native American remains of inconclusive cultural affiliation.

Ever since life first formed on Earth, there has been competition for its resources. This competition helped push life forms, including humans, into forming groups.

Ollie’s Storybook Adventures return to Arizona State University’s Deer Valley Rock Art Center with storytimes about archaeology, desert wildlife and Native American cultures.

Editor's Note: Arizona State University basketball will take on the University of Colorado on Jan. 19. The men’s teams will play at 6:30 p.m., in Boulder, Colo.

Love rock art? You can become a site steward of cultural heritage by learning field techniques to document and preserve rock art sites at a rock-art recording workshop, Feb.

Children ages 8 to 12 are invited to be “junior archaeologists” for a day, Feb. 18, at Arizona State University’s Deer Valley Rock Art Center, 3711 W. Deer Valley Road, Phoenix.

2011

Michael Smith, a professor in ASU's School of Human Evolution and Social Change, and Ariel Anbar, a professor in ASU's School of Earth and Space Exploration and Department of Chemistry and Biochemi

Carlos Castillo-Chavez, a mathematical epidemiologist at Arizona State University, was among a small group of mentors honored by President Obama in a White House ceremony Dec.

Can a study of our past provide insights into present-day social changes?

Arizona State University undergraduate global health student Mirna Hodzic is a self-proclaimed xenophile with a voracious appetite for knowledge and a fervent will to help others.

What do the 2012 summer Olympics and medieval scholarship have in common? For both, London will be the site of extraordinary achievements.

ASU’s Deer Valley Rock Art Center celebrates the New Year with specially scheduled guided tours for the public, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Jan. 7, 14, 21 and 28.

Paleoanthropologist Bence Viola of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, was “intrigued” by computational modeling done at Arizona State University that spanne

David R. Abbott, an associate professor of anthropology at Arizona State University, will give a free lecture titled “Ceramic Analysis and the Ancient Hohokam Economy” at 1 p.m., Feb.

How would you like to spend a few hours a week in a beautiful corner of Phoenix, surrounded by nature, Native American rock art, and an energetic group of individuals?

Editor's Note: Arizona State will take on the University of California, Berkeley, Nov. 25, at 8:15 p.m. in Sun Devil Stadium.

Complex computational modeling provides clues to Neanderthal extinction

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