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Humans Evolved for Better Sleep In Less Time
Monday, December 14, 2015

Insomniacs take heart: Humans get by on significantly less sleep than our closest animal relatives. The secret, according to a new study, is that our sleep is more efficient.Researchers from Duke University scoured the scientific literature and compiled a database of slumber patterns across... Read full article »
Vanessa Woods: How smart is Fido?
Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Memorial Service for Former Trinity Dean Ernestine Friedl Set for Oct. 23
Sunday, October 18, 2015

[Updated] The memorial service for Ernestine Friedl, an internationally known anthropologist and first female dean of Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, in Baldwin Auditorium. A reception will follow in the Friedl Building, the East Campus... Read full article »
Julie Rushmore (BAA alum) featured in Discover Magazine
Julie Rushmore (BAA alum) featured in Discover Magazine
Discover Magazine
Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Biological Anthropology and Anatomy alum, Julie Rushmore, is currently working with chimpanzees in Uganda. Her work was recently featured in Discover Magazine.
Curious dog owners prove researchers' best friend
NBC News
Thursday, September 17, 2015

Citizen Scientists Contribute to Dog Research
Wednesday, September 16, 2015

An example of the game for testing whether the dog uses her nose or her memory to find a treat.Five hundred citizen scientists around the world have contributed data to a study of what goes on inside the minds of their dogs. The research, appearing Sept. 16 in Plos One, analyzes data collected by... Read full article »
Steve Churchill comments: This face changes the human story
National Geographic
Thursday, September 10, 2015