Ancient canine feces reveal 17th century sled dogs’ diet
Proteins from ancient frozen canine feces have been extracted for the first time ever to reveal more details about the diets of Arctic sled dogs and their relationship to people.
Jul 7, 2021
The race to save endangered languages
Saving languages from extinction is crucial, says Christine Schreyer ahead of International Mother Language Day.
Feb 20, 2014
Four UBC professors appointed to Order of Canada
Four University of British Columbia professors, four alumni and two honorary degree recipients have been named to the Order of Canada, one of Canada’s highest civilian honours.
Jan 2, 2013
UBC anthropologists help return iconic rock art to B.C. First Nation
A massive piece of Aboriginal rock art, transported across the province nearly a century ago to reside in Vancouver, is finally heading home.
Jun 11, 2012 - by By Basil Waugh
Markets and religion – not family ties – shaped norms of fairness, punishment in complex societies: UBC study
Members of large-scale, complex human societies have learned to play nice with strangers through the norms that are associated with market participation and world religions, and not solely due to an evolved psychology for cooperation in small groups as previously believed, according to UBC-led research.
Mar 18, 2010