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Oldest-Known Briton 'Cheddar Man’ Wasn’t Fair-Skinned After All
DNA analysis of Britain's oldest complete skeleton reveals the first modern Britons had "dark to black skin" and dark hair.
Courtesy Israel Hershkovitz/Tel Aviv University/Reuters
Researchers Discover Fossilized Jawbone That May Alter Homo Sapiens' Timeline
By Will Dunham, Reuters
Humans may have migrated out of Africa much earlier than scientists previously believed.
A Deconstruction Of The Alt-Right Movement
Author, poet, humorist, avid reader. Wife of one, mama of six....
In response to the Saturday, Aug. 12 happenings in Charlottesville, Virginia, in which a woman was killed by a driver while
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Utah Republicans Look To Enshrine Donald Trump's Cuts To National Monuments
Tribal leaders view Rep. John Curtis' bill on Bears Ears as another "shameful" attack on sovereignty.
The Structure Of Scientific Devolutions: An Open Letter From Concerned Scholars
Mona Shattell, PhD, RN, FAAN
Co-authored by Sarp Aksel MD Montefiore Medical Center, Lauren Broussard MSW, MPH DrPH(c) Columbia University, Meghan Eagen
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How To Tell If A Dinosaur Is Fake
Exploring the American idea since 1857
By Ed Yong On Wednesday, a team of scientists unveiled a newly discovered dinosaur that had the body and sickle-clawed feet
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President Trump's Bears Ears Order Is An Illegal Attack On Tribal Sovereignty
John E. Echohawk
Executive Director, Native American Rights Fund
The action fits a long pattern of discrimination and disrespect.
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The Native American Language Spoken At First Thanksgiving Is Experiencing A Revival
The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe of Massachusetts is determined to teach its children their ancestors' language.
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So That's Why Some People Are Night Owls And Others Are Up At The Crack Of Dawn
Evolution may be working against our solid eight hours per night.
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Neanderthal Genes Influence A Lot More Of Our Behavior Than We Realize
By Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience
Everything from the way we look to the way we sleep could be affected by their DNA.
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Do Modern Educators Have A Front Row Seat To American Decline?
Jeremy S. Adams
Author, The Secrets of Timeless Teachers, High School Teacher ...
America is in decline. Just ask a modern educator. To be clear, this is not a commentary about anemic economic results, mounting
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The Role Of Museums In Unmasking Society’s Inequities
The Heller School for Social Policy and Management
Graduate school and research institution at Brandeis University
By Maria Madison, ScD Whether through a painting, artifact or object, thoughtful museums and historic sites share stories
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Rest In Power: Honoring The 21 Reported Trans Individuals Murdered In 2017
Jamie Lee Wounded Arrow Pine Ridge, South Dakota Jamie Lee Wounded Arrow, as she wrote herself on Facebook, “first took breath
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Did 'Nutcracker Man' Give Us Genital Herpes?
By Charles Q. Choi, Live Science
The ancestors of modern humans may have gotten genital herpes from a now-extinct relative.
Will Whoever Controls Gene Editing Control Historical Memory?
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Which events are memorialized and which disappear from history?
Say My Name, Say My Name (Or At Least Try)
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I will not change a part of myself for the sake of your comfort.
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All Your Questions About Gender-Neutral Pronouns Answered
People say the darnedest things about the singular “they.” When I tell someone that my preferred pronouns are they/them/their
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