Nearly two decades ago, researchers at The University of New Mexico took interest in a project that took them to the lush jungles of southwestern Uganda. Not far from the borders of the Congo, these desert-dwelling Anthropologists established...
In a new study published this week in the journal “Nature,” UNM Assistant Professor of Anthropology Melissa Emery Thompson is one of a group of researchers analyzing the way humans store fat and expend the energy from food.
A study published in the journal “Nature,” examines how chimpanzees kill in the wild. The study, titled “Lethal aggression in Pan is better explained by adaptive strategies than human impacts,” features collaborative research that concludes lethal aggr
New research led by UNM Assistant Professor of Anthropology Sherry V. Nelson examines carbon and oxygen stable isotopes in the tooth enamel from a chimpanzee community to understand the environment of fossil apes and early humans. Nelson's research, “C