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Duke's Brian Hare has last word on dog cognition!
New York Times
Tuesday, January 10, 2017


Faculty position in Evolutionary Anthropology
Thursday, September 22, 2016

The Department of Evolutionary Anthropology at Duke University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to begin in July or August, 2017.  Candidates with specialties in any area of evolutionary anthropology are invited to apply. Consideration... Read full article »
Dogs are a wonderful source of comfort after a tragedy — here's why
Business Insider UK
Thursday, June 23, 2016


Three Juniors Honored With Faculty Scholars Award
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The 2016 Faculty Scholars: Indrani Saha, Meghana Rao and Yilun Zhou.Many Duke undergraduates have found excitement in an original research project. Junior Meghana Rao has taken her research one step further and connected it in a socially meaningful way to problems right here in Durham.Rao is... Read full article »
For baboons, a tough childhood can lead to a short life
Smithsonian
Wednesday, April 20, 2016


Lemurs Mix Smelly Secretions to Make Richer, Longer-Lasting Scents
Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Humans aren’t alone in their ability to mix perfumes and colognes. Lemurs, too, get more out of their smelly secretions by combining fragrances to create richer, longer-lasting scents, finds a study led by Duke University.The results appear online April 20 in Royal Society Open Science.The “perfume... Read full article »
Why bearcats smell like buttery popcorn
Discovery News
Friday, April 15, 2016


Why Bearcats Smell Like Buttered Popcorn
Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The bearcat. The binturong. Whatever you call this shy, shaggy-haired creature from Southeast Asia, many people who have met one notice the same thing:  it smells like a movie theater snack bar.Most describe it as hot buttered popcorn. And for good reason -- the chemical compound that gives... Read full article »
EvAnth major Isabelle Clark a finalist in IPS/ASP poster competition
Friday, April 8, 2016

Isabelle Clark, a senior majoringing in Evolutionary Anthropology, has been named a finalist in the research poster competition at the upcoming annual meeting of the International Primatology Society/American Society of Primatologists.  Congratulations Isabelle!  
Evolutionary Anthropology graduate students share expertise in data analysis
Monday, April 4, 2016

Evolutionary Anthropology graduate students Lydia Greene and Kendra Smyth took time off from their dissertation work to share their expertise in data analysis with undergraduates engaged in senior honors research.

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