Anthropology

01 October 2009

Noam Chomsky, a rookie professor at MIT, published a ground-breaking book called Syntactic Structures, which set out a...

22 April 2008

I.Q. scores have been rising steadily, by about 3 points per decade, ever since they were first administered. This is...

14 January 2008

So what exactly is linguistics? Is it all about tape recorders, tongue twisters and dropped "aitches"? Or is...

30 June 2007

There are five million new cases of HIV internationally every year, and the virus is second only to tobacco as the...

08 February 2006

Humans are one of the most formidable species on Earth. How have modern Homo sapiens come to reign over their archaic...

08 June 2005

"Neanderthal" was once used as an insult; a term for a stupid, brutish oaf but who were Neanderthals, and how...