Early origins of maize in Mexico
...e used to write the history of maize domestication and use by humans.
All of these methods are being used by paleobotanists, plant scientists, and archeologists
like Jones and his colleagues, to reconstruct the rich history of maize domestication and evolution. Many of the ancient varieties were adaptations t...
New research refutes myth of pure Scandinavian race
...DNA from a man, whose genetic characteristics indicate a man of Arabian origin.
The ancestors of the Danes were in contact with the wider world
and anthropologists know today that the concept of a single scandinavian genetic type, a scandinavian race that wandered to Denmark, settled there, an...
Archaeologist uses satellite imagery to explore ancient Mexico
The process of state formation varied across the Zapotec realm. Sometimes it involved conquest, and other times it was more economically driven. archeologists
like Middleton are interested in different aspects of society that emerged in the process, such as social stratification and the development and inten...
Alleged 40,000-year-old human footprints in Mexico much, much older than thought
...ld require a complete rethink on the timing, route and origin of the first colonization of the Americas."
Renne, Knight, Waters and the Mexico City archeologists
visited the site at the Toluquilla quarry last year while collecting rocks from another anthropological site across the reservoir. Renne noted that th...
Are rice and wheat behind China's population boom?
... combined with other crops, says University of Toronto anthropologist Gary Crawford.
Although we often associate rice with Chinese agriculture, most archeologists
have, until recently, thought it was exclusively millet that was the most important food associated with northern China. However, recent archeological...
Islands in the Clickstream: A Vision of Possibilities
... prism of the dominant culture. Hawaiian culture today is a reflection in the eye of the assimilating culture, a simulation built to the blueprints of archeologists
The moment we see ourselves as we are perceived by another, we become someone else, neither who we were nor who they think we are. ...
...he sociological subsystem governs interaction between people. Material objects and their use make up the technological subsystem. 
As a rule, archeologists
focus on material culture, and cultural anthropologists focus on symbolic culture, although ultimately both groups maintain interests in the relat...