Have you yawned today? Perhaps on your commute to or from school? Maybe during class or a meeting? Perhaps you're yawning right now. At Inkfish, Elizabeth Preston discusses a study that suggests yawning may be a means of cooling your brain down.
At Powered by Osteons, Kristina Killgrove shares a recent conference paper detailing the ways information is extracted from skeletons for research - in this case, to identify foreign women in Rome.
I'll be back next week with more from anthropology, philosophy, and research.
The views expressed are those of the author(s) and are not necessarily those of Scientific American.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Krystal D'Costa is an anthropologist working in digital media in New York City. You can follow AiP on Facebook.