Anthropology

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Undreamed Shores by Frances Larson review – the heroines of British anthropology
Adventures in Siberia, in the Nile Valley and on Easter Island ... but these female pioneers faced prejudice and tragedy at home

Kathryn Hughes

16, Apr, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Henry Glassie: Field Work review – hypnotic glimpses of folk art in the making
This documentary about the celebrated folklorist also takes a leisurely look at the working methods of the artists he reveres

Andrew Pulver

13, Apr, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Neanderthals helped create early human art, researcher says
Archaeologist says ability to think and create objects may not have been restricted to homo sapiens

Dalya Alberge

15, Mar, 2021 @4:38 PM

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Fantastic beasts, but where to find them? | Letters
Brief letters: Neanderthals | Royal family | Unicorn shortage | Grace Dent | Crosswords

Letters

21, Feb, 2021 @6:00 PM

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End of Neanderthals linked to flip of Earth's magnetic poles, study suggests
Event 42,000 years ago combined with fall in solar activity potentially cataclysmic, researchers say

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

18, Feb, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Early humans may have survived the harsh winters by hibernating
Seasonal damage in bone fossils in Spain suggest Neanderthals and their predecessors followed the same strategy as cave bears

Robin McKie Science Editor

20, Dec, 2020 @10:30 AM

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Kindred by Rebecca Wragg Sykes review – a new understanding of humanity
In this impressive reassessment Neanderthals emerge as complex, clever and caring, with a lot to tell us about human life

Katy Guest

20, Dec, 2020 @7:15 AM

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The Guardian view on Amazonian cave art: a story about the environment, too | Editorial
Editorial: Astonishing rock paintings discovered in Colombia hold a lesson for today’s rainforest

Editorial

04, Dec, 2020 @6:25 PM

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Marcus Banks obituary
Other Lives: Social anthropologist who emphasised the importance of using visual media in studying cultures

Richard Vokes

24, Nov, 2020 @5:34 PM

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There Are Places in the World Where Rules Are Less Important Than Kindness by Carlo Rovelli – review
The Italian physicist fuses his deep knowledge of science and the arts

Andrew Anthony

10, Nov, 2020 @7:00 AM

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A new chapter in the evolution of Yuval Noah Harari's Sapiens
The historian and author on adapting his phenomenal bestseller into graphic format, and why science needs storytellers

Killian Fox

08, Nov, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Chimps pare down their social circle in later years – study
Researchers say chimpanzees and humans share same pattern of social ageing

Ian Sample Science editor

22, Oct, 2020 @6:00 PM

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