Using archeology to better understand climate change

Throughout history, people of different cultures and stages of evolution have found ways to adapt, with varying success, to the gradual warming of the environment they live in. But can the past inform the future, now that ...

New perspectives in human behavior and culture

It is at the confluence of different experiences that new theories come into being. Writing in this week's "Perspectives" in the journal Science, ASU researchers Kim Hill and Rob Boyd comment on new science by Barsbai et ...

Empowering women could help address climate change

Mitigating current and future damage stemming from climate change depends greatly on the ability of affected populations to adapt to changing conditions. According to an international group of researchers, building capacity ...

Create open data culture to feed hungry world, say experts

The world's ability to feed its growing—and increasingly hungry—population will depend on a culture of openness in research and data sharing, a debate on the future of agricultural research heard.

Population dynamics and the rise of empires in Inner Asia

In a new study published in Cell, researchers explored the genetic, sociopolitical and cultural changes surrounding the formation of the eastern Eurasian Steppe's historic empires. The study analyzed genome-wide data for ...

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