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  • Multiple medical pioneers, three Chemistry Nobel Laureates, and one Royal Society President – Volume 68 of Biographical Memoirs
    by Callum Shoosmith on April 1, 2020 at 3:00 pm

    The latest Volume of Biographical Memoirs is now available, and as always, consists of a range of inspiring achievements and...Related StoriesMultiple medical pioneers, three Chemistry Nobel Laureates, and one Royal Society President – Volume 68 of Biographical Memoirs - EnclosureWhy are coral fish so colourful?Why are coral fish so colourful? - Enclosure

  • Open Biology welcomes new Editors to the board
    by Buchi Okereafor on March 31, 2020 at 1:19 pm

    We are pleased to welcome four new Subject Editors to the Open Biology editorial board. Subject Editors are responsible for...Related StoriesOpen Biology welcomes new Editors to the board - EnclosureFocus on Centrosome BiologyFocus on Centrosome Biology - Enclosure

  • Why are coral fish so colourful?
    by Shalene Singh-Shepherd on March 30, 2020 at 8:00 am

    Colour dimorphism is known to be responsible for the beautiful array of colours displayed by coral reef fishes. In a...Related StoriesWhy are coral fish so colourful? - EnclosureRethinking Joseph BanksRethinking Joseph Banks - Enclosure

  • Covid-19 pandemic – Royal Society Publishing service
    by Stuart Taylor, Publishing Director on March 24, 2020 at 1:36 pm

    The rapidly evolving situation with covid-19 has, of course, caused widespread disruption to the many systems and processes of daily...Related StoriesOpen Biology welcomes new Editors to the boardOpen Biology welcomes new Editors to the board - EnclosureCovid-19 pandemic – Royal Society Publishing service - Enclosure

  • Urgent Call for Registered Reports on Coronavirus
    by Andrew Dunn on March 23, 2020 at 2:36 pm

    Each of us has an important role to play in combating the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, and this includes journals and Registered...Related StoriesUrgent Call for Registered Reports on Coronavirus - EnclosureOpen Biology welcomes new Editors to the boardOpen Biology welcomes new Editors to the board - Enclosure


SAPIENS Anthropology / Everything Human

  • Explaining the Emergence of Coronavirus Rituals
    by Dimitris Xygalatas on April 1, 2020 at 2:31 pm

    An anthropologist illuminates how both old and new rituals can provide a sense of comfort during times of uncertainty. The post Explaining the Emergence of Coronavirus Rituals appeared first on SAPIENS.

  • Why Social Distancing Feels So Strange
    by George M. Leader on March 30, 2020 at 4:23 pm

    Humans are wired through millions of years of evolution to be social creatures. Faced with the COVID-19 virus, can we stay connected at a distance? The post Why Social Distancing Feels So Strange appeared first on SAPIENS.

  • The Scientific Sorcery of Radiocarbon Dating
    by Stephen E. Nash on March 27, 2020 at 3:25 pm

    An archaeologist explains why figuring out an object's age is harder than you think. The post The Scientific Sorcery of Radiocarbon Dating appeared first on SAPIENS.

  • When Coronavirus Emptied the Streets, Music Filled Them
    by Kristina Jacobsen on March 26, 2020 at 5:32 pm

    A singer-songwriter anthropologist who has been experiencing Italy’s COVID-19 quarantine reflects on how pandemic-inspired songs connect people and reveal shifting power dynamics. The post When Coronavirus Emptied the Streets, Music Filled Them appeared first on SAPIENS.

  • What’s Wrong With “the Chinese Virus”?
    by Hugh Gusterson on March 24, 2020 at 12:39 am

    An anthropologist explores the controversial labels for COVID-19. The post What’s Wrong With “the Chinese Virus”? appeared first on SAPIENS.

  • Why Poetry + Anthropology?
    by Christine Weeber on March 20, 2020 at 6:37 pm

    SAPIENS’ first poetry contest received dozens of remarkable entries. A total of five winning poems will be featured for World Poetry Day in March and National Poetry Month in April. Find out why we think anthropological poetry matters. The post Why Poetry + Anthropology? appeared first on SAPIENS.