Call for Pitches: Graphic Ethnography

Call for Pitches: Graphic Ethnography

This summer, the Anthropology News magazine turns comic. We will look at the growing interest in using drawings as ethnographic fieldwork method and the process of transforming research into comic forms and graphic novels. We’ll explore the creative work of anthropologist-cartoonists and imaginative collaborations between anthropologists and cartoonists.
How to Improve Consumer DNA Tests

How to Improve Consumer DNA Tests

By Matt Artz
Direct-to-consumer genetic tests offer tantalizing yet speculative promises to connect us with our distant past and live a healthier life, but there are a host of bioethical issues.
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Ten Things Archaeology Tells Us about Neanderthals

Ten Things Archaeology Tells Us about Neanderthals

By Rebecca Wragg Sykes
In the past three decades, advances in methods from excavation to analysis have painted a captivating fresh portrait of Neanderthals, our closest relatives. Here are 10 things we’ve learned.
The Racial Thinking behind ALS Diagnosis

The Racial Thinking behind ALS Diagnosis

By Chelsey R. Carter
Beliefs about which bodies can and cannot develop certain diseases risk rebiologizing race in genomic research and care.
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Of Maps, Ancestors, and Genes

Of Maps, Ancestors, and Genes

By Duana Fullwiley
How the conceptual heritage of the new and old world pervades today’s racial economy of genetics.
The Next Piece of Our Big Genetic Puzzle

The Next Piece of Our Big Genetic Puzzle

By Martin Petr
Around 50,000 years ago, Neanderthals contributed their DNA to modern humans. But the genes also flowed the other way, hundreds of thousands of years before.
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Bovine Bloodlines

Bovine Bloodlines

By Catie Gressier
Selective breeding for milk and muscle has corroded cattle health and genetic diversity. Heritage breed farmers are pushing back.
Call for Pitches: CARE

Call for Pitches: CARE

In Anthropology News 62.3, the “Care” issue, we will tell stories that reveal the ways we provide and receive care in its many forms. How do individuals and communities care for one another in order to protect, survive, exclude, resist, or thrive?
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Call for Pitches: Graphic Ethnography

Call for Pitches: Graphic Ethnography

March 1, 2021
This summer, the Anthropology News magazine turns comic. We will look at the growing interest in using drawings as ethnographic fieldwork method and the process of transforming research into comic forms and graphic novels. We’ll explore the creative work of anthropologist-cartoonists and imaginative collaborations between anthropologists and cartoonists.
How to Improve Consumer DNA Tests

How to Improve Consumer DNA Tests

By Matt Artz
March 1, 2021
Direct-to-consumer genetic tests offer tantalizing yet speculative promises to connect us with our distant past and live a healthier life, but there are a host of bioethical issues.
-
Ten Things Archaeology Tells Us about Neanderthals

Ten Things Archaeology Tells Us about Neanderthals

By Rebecca Wragg Sykes
March 1, 2021
In the past three decades, advances in methods from excavation to analysis have painted a captivating fresh portrait of Neanderthals, our closest relatives. Here are 10 things we’ve learned.
The Racial Thinking behind ALS Diagnosis

The Racial Thinking behind ALS Diagnosis

By Chelsey R. Carter
March 1, 2021
Beliefs about which bodies can and cannot develop certain diseases risk rebiologizing race in genomic research and care.
-
Of Maps, Ancestors, and Genes

Of Maps, Ancestors, and Genes

By Duana Fullwiley
March 1, 2021
How the conceptual heritage of the new and old world pervades today’s racial economy of genetics.
The Next Piece of Our Big Genetic Puzzle

The Next Piece of Our Big Genetic Puzzle

By Martin Petr
March 1, 2021
Around 50,000 years ago, Neanderthals contributed their DNA to modern humans. But the genes also flowed the other way, hundreds of thousands of years before.
-
Bovine Bloodlines

Bovine Bloodlines

By Catie Gressier
March 1, 2021
Selective breeding for milk and muscle has corroded cattle health and genetic diversity. Heritage breed farmers are pushing back.
Call for Pitches: CARE

Call for Pitches: CARE

February 1, 2021
In Anthropology News 62.3, the “Care” issue, we will tell stories that reveal the ways we provide and receive care in its many forms. How do individuals and communities care for one another in order to protect, survive, exclude, resist, or thrive?
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