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2008

What was life like in the ancient Andes? Kelly J.

Tattoos may be all the rage in modern culture, but ironically, traditional indigenous tattooing practices are waning.

There’s a new kind of math being taught at ASU, and it goes something like this: Take one globalized world, multiply by billions of people and add an influenza virus.

Thirsty? Imagine the fear, anxiety and desperation of not knowing when or from where you will get your next sip of water.

Sophisticated climate and environmental data will be combined with social science knowledge by a team of Arizona State University researchers investigating human vulnerability to deadly heat exposu

The ASU Museum of Anthropology invites the public to the opening celebration of its 9th annual Día de los Muertos Festival Exhibit from 5-7 p.m., Oct.

The “Origins of Human Uniqueness” lecture series launches this month with a special presentation by Robert Boyd.

Arizona State University doctoral student Scott Ortman, a rising star in the field of Southwest archaeology, is helping to close the gap between theory and data with his training in quantitative an

The 3.2-million-year-old Australopith named Lucy has been called the poster child for human evolution.

Professor Leanne Nash of ASU’s School of Human Evolution and Social Change has been selected by the American Society of Primatologists to receive the 2008 Distinguished Primatologist Award.

Faculty members from ASU’s School of Letters & Sciences will discuss women, war, violence, religion and politics during its first community lecture series at the Downtown Phoenix campus

Archaeology is becoming an increasingly valuable resource in the field of sustainability studies.

The front windows of Arizona State University’s Museum of Anthropology currently frame a very special collection of artwork: 24 paintings by refugee children now living in Arizona.

The Deer Valley Rock Art Center is making headlines as a Nickelodeon Parents’ Pick for 2008.

Photo credit: Mike Hettwer, Courtesy Project Exploration

The greatest danger in a pandemic flu outbreak is that it could spread quickly and devastate a broad swath of people across the United States before there is much of a chance to react.

Tuberculosis may call to mind Old West consumptives and early 20th-century sanatoriums, yet according to the World Health Organization, the disease took the lives of more than 1.5 million people wo

Laos is a poor, landlocked country in Southeast Asia with a per-capita income in 2007 of $710.

ASU’s Museum of Anthropology is featuring two new concurrent exhibits – “Mosaic: Cultural Identity in America” and “Fuse: Portraits of Refugee Households in Metropolitan Phoenix.”

How can a computer game contribute to sustainable development? Just ask Marco Janssen, associate director of the Center for the Study of Institutional Diversity.

The Arizona State University Museum of Anthropology is featuring two new concurrent exhibits – Mosaic: Cultural Identity in America, and, Fuse: Portraits of Refugee Households in Metro

How can a computer game contribute to sustainable development?

Did you know that ASU has a nature preserve, archaeological site and museum rolled into one?

Under the auspices of ASU’s School of Human Evolution & Social Change, the Deer Valley Rock Art Center will play host March 29 to its major event of the year: the free, family-friendly Rock Art

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