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Doctoral graduate lived in wild Tanzania for primate research
Recent Evolutionary Anthropology doctoral graduate Samantha Russak spent 12 months from 2010–2011 in the backcountry of western Tanzania investigating the community ecology of chimpanzees, near the village of Issa in the Ugalla region, by observing resource use by both the chimpanzees and their competitors. Read the full article >
IHO at the "cutting-edge" of research in early tool technologies
Two published papers—one each in Nature and Science—document a two-step process of projectile weapon evolution that ultimately allows modern humans to conquer the planet—building a projectile and then figuring out how to hurl it with greater distance and accuracy with assisted leverage—the root of everything from hurling spears to artillery to spaceships whipping around planets.
November 2013 Student works with top scholars in anthropology
October 2013 Johanson: Recent Dmanisi discovery 'mind-boggling'
September 2013 ASU secures top NSF funding in earth sciences