Dr. Caroline Goodson & Dr. Trent Trombley - Medieval Teeth, Part 2
AnthroBiology Podcast
by Gaby Lapera
3w ago
Dr. Goodson (Cambridge University) and Dr. Trombley (Augustana University) join forces on the show to discuss their bioarchaeological-historical collaboration to understand the Medieval mouth. Learn about what Books, articles, and selected people mentioned in this episode: Medieval Mouths in Context: Biocultural and MultiScalar Considerations of the Mouth and the Case of Late-Medieval Villamagna, Italy Dr. Roberta Gilchrist, Medieval Life: Archaeology and the Life Course Dr. Virginia Burruss, Earthquakes and Gardens: Saint Hilarion’s Cyprus Dr. Karl Jacoby, The Strange Car ..read more
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Dr. Trent Trombley - Medieval Teeth, Part 1
AnthroBiology Podcast
by Gaby Lapera
1M ago
Dr. Trent Trombley of Augustana University joins the show to talk about his research at Villamagna, a medieval settlement outside of Rome. He uses macroscopic analysis of teeth along with a few other methods to understand life in the past. Links mentioned in the show: Dr. Trombley's ResearchGate profile Making Sense of Medieval Mouths: Investigating Sex Differences of Dental Pathological Lesions in a Late Medieval Italian Community Growing up at Villamagna: Sex, Gender, and Stress During Growth and Development in a Medieval Italian Community ..read more
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Dr. Clark Spencer Larsen - Using Bioarchaeology to Understand Health
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by Gaby Lapera
3M ago
Dr. Clark Spencer Larsen of Ohio State joins the show to discuss his history in the field, bioarchaeology, and how we can use biological anthropology to understand human health in the past.  Links mentioned in the show: Dr. Larsen's faculty page The past 12,000 years of behavior, adaptation, population and evolution shaped who we are today (2023 PNAS article - opens as a website) Paleosyndemics: A bioarchaeological and biosocial approach to study infectious diseases in the past (2022 Centaurus article - PDF) Bioarchaeology: Interpreting Behavior from the Human Skeleton (2015 Cambridge Un ..read more
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Dr. Dan Benyshek - Placentophagy
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by Gaby Lapera
4M ago
Dr. Daniel Benyshek of UNLV joins the show to discuss plancentophagy. Check out his lab page for more info on placentophagy. Note: There is a special addition at the end of this episode. Find links to articles, books, and pics at AnthroBiology.com. Find the show on Instagram and Twitter @AnthroBiology. Email the host at gaby.lapera@anthrobiology.com ..read more
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Dr. Jeremy DeSilva - Bipedalism
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by Gaby Lapera
10M ago
Dr. Jeremy DeSilva of Dartmouth joins the show to discuss bipedalism -- why anthropologists are obsessed with it and how it might have come to be.  Find links to articles, books, and pics at AnthroBiology.com. Find the show on Instagram and Twitter @AnthroBiology. Email the host at gaby.lapera@anthrobiology.com ..read more
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Dr. James Cole - Stone Tools & Cognition
AnthroBiology Podcast
by Gaby Lapera
1y ago
Dr. James Cole from the University of Brighton joins the show to talk about how studying stone tools can reveal insights about the evolution of cognition in humans. Along the way, we touch on brain size, theory of mind, and social groups. Find links to articles, books, and pics at AnthroBiology.com. Find the show on Instagram and Twitter @AnthroBiology. Email the host at gaby.lapera@anthrobiology.com ..read more
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Mr. Rick Coste - Evolution Talk
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by Gaby Lapera
1y ago
Rick Coste, host of the Evolution Talk podcast, talks about his new book (Evolution Talk) and how he became interested in science. Find links to articles, books, and pics at AnthroBiology.com. Find the show on Instagram and Twitter @AnthroBiology ..read more
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Dr. King & Dr. Fuentes - Research Animal Welfare
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by Gaby Lapera
1y ago
Dr. Agustin Fuentes of Princeton and Dr. Barbara King joined the show to discuss the scientific community's responsibility for animals used in research. Should it be done? Is it possible to carry out ethical research involving animals?  Want to learn more? Read the article the episode is based on: "Towards an Anti-Maleficent Research Agenda" Find links to articles, books, and pics at AnthroBiology.com. Find the show on Instagram and Twitter @AnthroBiology ..read more
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Dr. Christian Crowder - Forensic Anthropology
AnthroBiology Podcast
by Gaby Lapera
1y ago
Dr. Christian Crowder from the Dallas County Medical Examiner's Office joins the show to talk about his experiences in forensic anthropology, using histology for forensic cases, and how anthropologists are a crucial component of the response team for mass fatality events. Dr. Crowder also talks about his work on the editorial boards of peer-reviewed publications like the Journal of Forensic Anthropology. Find links to articles, books, and pics at AnthroBiology.com. Find the show on Instagram and Twitter @AnthroBiology. Email the host at gaby.lapera@anthrobiology.com ..read more
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Dr. John Lindo - Ancient DNA & Pre-Contact Groups
AnthroBiology Podcast
by Gaby Lapera
1y ago
Dr. John Lindo of Emory talks about ancient DNA -- how it works, what you can understand from it, and why it's important. He explains how he's using ancient DNA to understand the biological diversity of pre-contact indigenous groups in the Americas. Find links to articles, books, and pics at AnthroBiology.com. Find the show on Instagram and Twitter @AnthroBiology. Email the host at gaby.lapera@anthrobiology.com ..read more
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