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Anthropologists are still wrestling with their obligations to the living and dead
One major journal develops a rough draft for handling human remains.
At the Arizona border, mapping migrant deaths could help save lives in the future
Geographers paint a grim picture of survival in the Sonoran Desert, but their detailed analyses also provide a tool for search and rescue.
How border walls trick the human brain and psyche
Geopolitical walls cause people to form mental walls, triggering a cascade of emotional reactions.
DNA proved this tiny skeleton wasn’t an alien—and opened up an ethical debate about testing human remains
Who owns the bones?
There’s A Cholera Outbreak In Iraq
And refugees are being hit the hardest
Satellite Photos Reveal Forced Relocation Of Tibetans
Before-and-after images show how Chinese officials have destroyed Tibetan villages and forced residents into government housing.
Google Launches Balloon-Based Internet In New Zealand
The project aims to spread affordable Internet access to even the most remote regions.
Satellite Images Expose Human Rights Abuses In Nigeria
The images undermine the Nigerian Army's claim that it destroyed only 30 homes; in fact, it burned 2,300.