Forensic anthropology contributes to many types of criminal investigations – homicides, bank robberies, etc.
How many years does it take for a human to mature? Panoramic X-rays of the developing dentition of Philadelphia children show that children are maturing more quickly than children even 1 generation ago.
The Krapina Neanderthal site in Croatia contains the largest collection of Neanderthal fossils as yet recovered. Skulls, teeth, and all of the bones of the skeleton are preserved.
A comparative study of the behavior, ecology and genetics of three monogamous primates.
More than 175 years ago, a ditch in Chester County became a mass grave for 57 Irish immigrant railroad workers, thought to have died of cholera. Now, a team that includes a Penn scholar and undergraduate is digging deeper into the lives – and deaths – of these laborers.
The C.A.R.E. Program explores the complex interaction between environmental variables (availability of resources, cultural practices, socioeconomic status) and fertility and health patterns in populations of northern Argentina.