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Anthropology

Humans settled the Bahamas earlier than believed, A&M study says

Scientists gather evidence of activity from sinkholes
Anthropology

Cooling of Earth caused by eruptions, not meteors

Layers of sediment in Hall’s Cave were almost certainly the result of volcanic eruptions
Anthropology

How humans changed our world: New timeline shows when it started

Study provides historical context for “our rapidly accelerating impacts on the Earth,” A&M anthropologist says
Anthropology

Ancient American’s diet included rattlesnake—fangs and all

A&M anthropologists publish findings in Journal of Archaeological Science
Anthropology

Skeletons may reveal details about Asian health across 10,000 years

A&M professor will lead global network in study of collections from China, Mongolia, Japan, South Korea, India, Southeast Asia and Russia
Anthropology

Study of spear points explains how early humans settled North America

Findings from NSF-funded project could change how scholars view patterns and routes of Ice Age travelers
Anthropology

Texas A&M researcher makes list of Discover’s top stories for 2017

Team that includes anthropology professor finds a new species that could reveal secrets about humankind’s origins
Animals

New species of primate is named for A&M anthropologist who found it

Professor Sharon Gursky is one of the world’s leading experts on tarsiers, which are tiny nocturnal primates exclusive to the islands of Southeast Asia
Anthropology

After 17 years of restoration, ship from La Salle expedition is on display

54-foot ‘floating warehouse’ sank in Matagorda Bay in 1686 and spent three centuries underwater before its excavation in 1996