The vast majority of people in antiquity were too poor to leave many artifacts behind. But archaeologists have learned how to look beyond the temples and palaces.
Recognizing the important role of children as cultural translators
Archaeology of the Nazi era is about digging for truth through science. Reinhard Bernbeck discusses the origins and ethics of this approach.
Economists explore the complex forces that shape what ends up in your shopping cart and how that might change in the online marketplace
From identity to national politics, gastronomical conversations can reflect who we are, and who we are not
Travelers’ desire for intimate encounters with wildlife may threaten the animals they love
Archaeologists turn to other scientific fields to fill in the picture of how victims lived and why they died
Flipping the scientific thinking on our species’ “difficult childbirth”
Fossilized remains of children have a lot to tell us about their short lives