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Busy mothers breastfed less in 19th century Netherlands: study

Busy mothers breastfed less in 19th century Netherlands: study

A new study from the Netherlands has revealed breastfeeding infants may not have been standard practice among mothers in the 1800s, as common perception would suggest. Led by Western biological anthropologist Andrea L. Waters-Rist, the study found unusu …

Body of evidence

Body of evidence

New international research offers insight on climate change impact on early humans’ size

Mosaic X-rays reveal Peruvian mummy mysteries

Mosaic X-rays reveal Peruvian mummy mysteries

Western researchers, including two undergraduate students, have become pivotal players in developing a mobile X-ray protocol that could transform how mummies are examined in the field.

Haiti ‘still in crisis’ 10 years after earthquake

Haiti ‘still in crisis’ 10 years after earthquake

When a 7.0 earthquake reduced Haiti to rubble, sparking one of the biggest international aid efforts in history, some experts predicted it would take the country a decade to get back to its feet. Far from recovering since Jan. 12, 2010, Haiti today faces more dire circumstances than ever, says a Western expert.

Beckett: Protesters demand change in Haiti

Beckett: Protesters demand change in Haiti

It is time for the international community, including the Canadian government, to stand with the Haitian people and call for Moïse to resign. Only then can the Haitian people begin to address the many other pressing problems their country faces.

Grad student explores roots on and off the ice

Grad student explores roots on and off the ice

Kalley Armstrong might justifiably boast about her pedigree – be it about her stellar hockey career with one of North America’s top college teams or as granddaughter of a Hockey Hall of Fame player. But even if hockey is in her DNA, boasting is not.

‘Voices’ exhibit earns Heritage honour

‘Voices’ exhibit earns Heritage honour

A Museum London exhibit led by Anthropology PhD candidate Bimadoshka Pucan, showcasing Anishinaabeg songs, stories and prayers of Saugeen First Nation residents Robert and Eliza Thompson, has been awarded the Lieutenant Governor’s Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation.

Body of evidence

Body of evidence

New international research offers insight on climate change impact on early humans’ size

Mosaic X-rays reveal Peruvian mummy mysteries

Mosaic X-rays reveal Peruvian mummy mysteries

Western researchers, including two undergraduate students, have become pivotal players in developing a mobile X-ray protocol that could transform how mummies are examined in the field.

Haiti ‘still in crisis’ 10 years after earthquake

Haiti ‘still in crisis’ 10 years after earthquake

When a 7.0 earthquake reduced Haiti to rubble, sparking one of the biggest international aid efforts in history, some experts predicted it would take the country a decade to get back to its feet. Far from recovering since Jan. 12, 2010, Haiti today faces more dire circumstances than ever, says a Western expert.

Beckett: Protesters demand change in Haiti

Beckett: Protesters demand change in Haiti

It is time for the international community, including the Canadian government, to stand with the Haitian people and call for Moïse to resign. Only then can the Haitian people begin to address the many other pressing problems their country faces.

Grad student explores roots on and off the ice

Grad student explores roots on and off the ice

Kalley Armstrong might justifiably boast about her pedigree – be it about her stellar hockey career with one of North America’s top college teams or as granddaughter of a Hockey Hall of Fame player. But even if hockey is in her DNA, boasting is not.

‘Voices’ exhibit earns Heritage honour

‘Voices’ exhibit earns Heritage honour

A Museum London exhibit led by Anthropology PhD candidate Bimadoshka Pucan, showcasing Anishinaabeg songs, stories and prayers of Saugeen First Nation residents Robert and Eliza Thompson, has been awarded the Lieutenant Governor’s Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation.