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Stories by Cynthia Graber

Humans and the Amazon: A 13,000-Year Coexistence

University of Exeter archaeologist  José  Iriarte talks to freelance journalist Cynthia Graber about his efforts to understand human activity in and influence on the Amazon region for the last 13 millennia  


March 20, 2015 — Cynthia Graber and Steve Mirsky

Save Libyan Archaeology Plea Issued

Savino di Lernia, director of the Archaeological Mission in the Sahara at the Sapienza University of Rome, says violence and unrest threaten World Heritage sites and researchers. Cynthia Graber reports     


February 2, 2015 — Cynthia Graber

Summer Teen Jobs Cut Violence

A study following teens who had summer jobs found violent crime in that population almost cut in half, during and following the employment. Cynthia Graber reports


December 8, 2014 — Cynthia Graber

Better Barley Let People Settle Tibetan Plateau

Importation of a frost-resistant barley from the Fertile Crescent to Tibet some 3,600 years ago is associated with the advent of settlements at 3,000 meters and more above sea level. Cynthia Graber reports


November 21, 2014 — Cynthia Graber

Fire Cooked Up Early Human Culture

An anthropologist studying current hunter–gatherers finds that nighttime around the fire is when conversation turns from business to bonding. Cynthia Graber reports


September 24, 2014 — Cynthia Graber
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