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

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.

Bovine Bloodlines

Selective breeding for milk and muscle has corroded cattle health and genetic diversity. Heritage breed farmers are pushing back.