Human evolution in running

Anthropology: A Look at the Evolution of Running Culture and Exercise Physiology

Why do humans run? Running is a simple action and exercise that most if not all humans and athletes have engaged in. But what is the purpose of running? This article attempts to give the reader an overview of running … Continue reading Anthropology: A Look at the Evolution of Running Culture and Exercise Physiology

Aerial view of Austin, TX downtown skyline with adjacent Colorado River.

A Modern Case Study in Anthropology: Human Migration During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Where are people going during the Pandemic? and more importantly why? This blog post is written to try to capture and identify new trends on where people are moving to during the pandemic. With the advent of remote work, work … Continue reading A Modern Case Study in Anthropology: Human Migration During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Blombos Cave, Western Cape, South Africa

Anthropology: The Oldest Artifacts in the World as Evidence of Early Human Cognitive Ability

Lomekwi Stone Tools  Age: 3.3 million years Artifact type:  Handmade stone tools Origin:  West Turkana, Kenya An article by Harmand et al, 3.3-million-year-old stone tools from Lomekwi 3, West Turkana, Kenya (downloadable article) explains the importance of this anthropological finding. The abstract reads … Continue reading Anthropology: The Oldest Artifacts in the World as Evidence of Early Human Cognitive Ability