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2010

Remote sensing has been integral to the field of archaeology for many years, but Arizona State University archaeologist Stephen H.

Arizona State University archaeologist David Abbott has been selected to receive this year’s Arizona Archaeological Council Award for Contributions to Arizona Archaeology.

Scientists and policymakers both contend that investments in nanoscale science and engineering will create revolutions in areas as diverse as materials, drug delivery, cancer treatment, and space t

Partible paternity – the belief that multiple men can be co-genitors of a single child – is the subject of a study by University of Missouri anthropologists Robert Walker and Mark Flinn and Arizona

After 15 years of wear and tear from Mother Nature and tens of thousands of curious visitors, the Deer Valley Rock Art Center is getting a much-needed facelift.

ASU’s Museum of Anthropology has a new exhibit, "Return of the Corn Mothers" that focuses on women who have earned accolades for community activism and creative endeavors.

For the last 10 years, the Arizona State University Museum of Anthropology has presented an annual Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) exhibition that has broug

Arizona State University anthropology graduate student Catherine Nichols spent her summer on the hunt in the archives of the Smithsonian Institution. Her investigative work is just beginning.

This month, President Obama announced his intent to nominate mathematical epidemiologist Carlos Castillo-Chavez, an Arizona State University professor, to the President’s Committee on the Nat

Sustainability expert Johan Rockström, executive director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre, recently told a TED Talks audience that “incremental change is not an option” when it comes to protecti

Almost 20 years after his discovery, Oetzi (Ötzi) the Iceman is a step closer to making his identity known.

Interested in learning about our human past while enjoying the vibrant Downtown Phoenix area?

The urban poor – already a vulnerable population – are the most susceptible to extreme heat.

For five years, Arizona State University archaeologist Michael E.

Computer modeling is broadening the scope of archaeology by not only providing a better understanding of the past but also by predicting what might occur in the future.

Arizona State University alumna Christine Lee has been selected as one of National Geographic’s 2010 Emerging Explorers for her bioarchaeological work investigating the mysteries of ancient China’s

When Howard Carter unearthed King Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922, the world was introduced to a fantastical cache of ancient Egyptian artifacts and the mummy of a young royal who died, mysteriously, at

A role-playing game that uses multiple colors and squares to represent different landscapes has been developed by researchers to study the forced human migration of farmers to a remote Amazon jungl

Computational modeling techniques provide new and vast opportunities to the field of archaeology.

Advances in research methods within the social sciences have led to debates over which method is best suited for particular projects, and have also caused researchers to become isolated.

When Angela Ortiz-Nieves graduates with her doctorate in Applied Mathematics in the Life and Social Sciences on May 12, she will receive a degree that takes the average student seven years to compl

In arid regions around the world water is a valuable commodity; therefore, effective water resource management is critical to the survival of farmers who harvest the land in these sometimes harsh a

Research conducted in a computerized microworld by scientists at Arizona State University and Indiana University, including Nobel laureate Elinor Ostrom, show how common-pool resources – such as fi

From finding ways to sustainably manage the Earth's resources to mitigating or even preventing pandemics, three research centers at Arizona State University have united to bring about insight into

Cars and men: it’s a powerful dynamic that has existed since the advent of the automobile.

A little over 35 years ago, Tom Hudak - now a professor of linguistics at Arizona State University - was a Fulbright scholar living in Sumatra, teaching English at Sriwijaya University in Palembang

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