It has become increasingly clear that, depending on the computer model used, either we could still be in the midst of the pandemic with rising numbers of cases and deaths or we could be nearing the
On Monday, May 11, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University will recognize its highest achieving students from the social scien
Social distancing is flattening the curve of coronavirus in Arizona, according to a team of Arizona State University experts, but they expect the disease to spread if restrictions are lifted.
Humans willingly incur costs to punish selfishness in others, and our societies are likely more cooperative as a result.
Christopher Stojanowski, a bioarchaeologist who uses the tools of skeletal biology to investigate human history, has been named director of Ariz
If you’ve spent time in national parks or state recreational areas, you’ve likely seen warnings about the spread of invasive species.
An international team including ASU researcher Gary Schwartz, has unearthed the earliest known skull of Homo erectus, the first of o
Scientists have long been able to measure and analyze the fossil skulls of our ancient ancestors to estimate brain volume and growth.
The Network for Computational Modeling in Social and Ecological Sciences (CoMSES Net), which acts as an international clearinghouse for computer models and a place where modelers can share their wo
There’s just something about a good, old-fashioned family drama that never fails to captivate an audience.
It may not always seem so, but scientists are convinced that humans are unusually cooperative.
Dental plaque — the stuff that your hygienist is always scraping off your teeth — holds a treasure trove of your DNA and, if not cleaned off occasionally, will build up and remain on your teeth lon
Research on global biodiversity has long assumed that present-day biodiversity patterns reflect present-day factors, namely contemporary climate and human activities.
Seven outstanding faculty from Arizona State University have been named as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Judging others is a very human behavior. Stigma — treating people with specific traits as unwanted within society — is a particularly harmful manifestation of that.
Between 1910 and 1970, the African American population of Arizona grew from 2,000 to over 54,000, according to a new exhibit on display at Arizona State University’s School of Human Evolution and S
Every semester, when thousands of students move their graduation cap tassels from right to left, it doesn’t mean education has ended for them.
If you’re Italian, you don’t miss Mama’s “red lead” on Sunday night.
Human behavior over time has been extraordinarily complex; that's partly why so many different fields exist to study it.
Cooperative behaviors, which differ from one country to another, from one community to another, can make the world an interesting — though sometimes challenging place — to live.
Were archaeology to be defined solely by the movies, you’d assume it involves traveling to exotic lands and stealing ancient relics.