August 2014 News

August 31, 2014
On Peru’s northern coastline, the long history of reedboats is threatened as a new generation looks beyond fishing for careers and opportunities like surfing. Click here to access the video and article.
August 26, 2014
YaleNews recently met with Kathryn Dudley, professor of anthropology and American studies, to talk about her recent book, “Guitar Makers: The Endurance of Artisanal Values in North America,” as well as how her upbringing in a working-class community shaped her scholarly research and how studying... Read more
August 26, 2014
Fathers have substantial impact on child development, well-being, and family functioning, yet parenting interventions rarely target men or make a dedicated effort to include them, according to research conducted by scientists at Yale and the Fatherhood Institute in London. Read the full article... Read more
August 12, 2014
Collapse and resilience of ancient Near Eastern societies is intrinsically tied to agricultural production. Despite intensive palaeoclimate research, the role of environmental conditions in ancient agricultural production is little understood. Stable carbon isotope analysis on cereal grains from... Read more
August 7, 2014
A newly discovered fossil monkey (AUH 1321) from the Baynunah Formation, Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, is important in a number of distinct ways. At ∼6.5–8.0 Ma, it represents the earliest known member of the primate subfamily Cercopithecinae found outside of Africa, and it may also... Read more