A mammal’s posture while moving, or locomotor posture, plays a key role in how variable the number of vertebrae in its spinal column can be across all members of that species, a team of researchers
One in four adults in the U.S.
Each spring, high school students across the U.S. declare their college decisions, a first major step in carving their future path, and it deserves celebration.
We know that our DNA can tell us a lot about ourselves, from susceptibility to certain cancer types to biological relationships.
Dragonglass is a valuable material in the “Game of Thrones” franchise — but its real-world counterpart, obsidian, has been prized, gathered and traded by humans for thousands of years.
Cindi SturtzSreetharan was driving her daughter home from school when her daughter asked, “Do you think my thighs look fat?” The child was 9 years old.
This Tuesday, April 23, marks the inaugural Arizona State University Undergraduate Research P
Scientists have found the remains of what they believe to be a new species of ancient hominin, Homo luzonensis, on the Philippine island Luzon.
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles for spring 2019 commen
Studying online takes more than a laptop and a comfortable desk chair.
The face you see in the mirror is the result of millions of years of evolution and reflects the most distinctive features that we use to identify and recognize each other, molded by our need to eat
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, 1777. At the end of a daylong battle, George Washington’s right flank has completely collapsed. British troops are closing in.
Beginning about 60,000 years ago, our species spread across the world occupying a wider range of habitats than any other species.
“Fifty-eight Holes” is an ancient board game that, like today’s Snakes and Ladders or Candyland, pits opponents in a race to the finish.
Sustainability shouldn’t only be taught within the walls of universities. It should also be an integral part of kindergarten through high school (K–12) curriculum.
The study of the remains of ancient people with rare diseases is revealing surprising insights into societies of the past.
Have you heard the one about the aliens and the pyramids? Or what about the technologically advanced but tragically lost city of Atlantis?
Did the Black Plague that besieged medieval Europe also creep south to devastate sub-Saharan Africa?
Compared with other animals, chimpanzees show tremendous variation across groups in their behavior — from the types of tools they use in their feeding behavior to the specific gestures they use in
The FBI recently discovered around 2,000 human bones in the home of an artifacts collector from Indiana. Most are believed to be from Native American burial sites.
Frank McManamon is an archaeologist who has devoted his career to guiding policy in a way that balances concerns about sensitive tribal cultural resources and the public benefits of historical and
Growing up in East Los Angeles, Erika Camacho, an associate professor in the
An English master’s student, a business sophomore and an urban planning undergrad walk into a classroom. There is no punchline here, and they are all in the right place.
“A lot of students think we’re just going to talk about art and aesthetics, but I challenge them to think about the cultural importance of art.
Tucked away somewhere, in the annals of many a university’s research archives, are the theses of the students of yesteryear.
Valentine’s Day is upon us, and that means chocolate.