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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... Read full article »


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... Read full article »


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... Read full article »


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... Read full article »


Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Duke scientist-explorer Elwyn Simons, who studied living and extinct primates for more than 50 years, died in his sleep on Sunday, March 6, in Peoria, Arizona. He was 85. Widely regarded as the... Read full article »