A female hunter’s remains hint at more fluid gender roles in the early Americas

A number of researchers have speculated that some ancient societies might have had a more equal division of labor. (Credit: Matthew Verdolivo (UC Davis IET Academic Technology Services)/) Women in early hunter-gatherer groups regularly hunted big game alongside their male peers, indicates a study published on November 4 in the journal Science Advances. Researchers excavated […]

Plan to retrieve Titanic radio spurs debate on human remains

This 2004 image provided by the University of Rhode Island’s Institute for Exploration and Center for Archaeological Oceanography and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of Ocean Exploration shows the shoes of one of the possible victims of the Titanic disaster. A company’s plan to retrieve the Titanic’s radio has sparked a debate over […]