Songs and freedom in West Papua

Songs and freedom in West PapuaOut on a mountainside one night, myself and a small party of West Papuans were trying to dry our socks by the fire. Well, drying them was a little over-optimistic making them a bit less wet is more like it. Leaning back against the walls of the makeshift hut, the men guides and friends began singing, as they did every evening.

Dreamtime astronomers understood meteors

Dreamtime astronomers understood meteorsA new study has found Aboriginal dreamtime stories were linking meteorites to impact craters and the origins of life, thousands of years before modern science.

27000 year old Aboriginal ochre mines achieve National Heritage Listing

27000 year old Aboriginal ochre mines achieve National Heritage ListingThe Weld Range in Western Australia joined other iconic sites like the Great Barrier Reef, Uluru and the Sydney Harbour Bridge on the prestigious National Heritage List.

Museum of Natural History Lecture Explores Ancient Animal Remains Burial Cave In Israel

Museum of Natural History Lecture Explores Ancient Animal Remains Burial Cave In IsraelThe Connecticut State Museum of Natural History presents "Feasting with the Dead on the Eve of Agriculture: Ancient Animal Remains from a Burial Cave in Israel," a lecture by Dr. Natalie Munro from the Department of Anthropology at UConn.

Doctor: Medicine can be magical

Doctor: Medicine can be magicalNorthwestern University professor teaches performance art of healing, how to relate better with patients. As a child growing up in Mexico City, Dr. Ricardo Rosenkranz loved performing magic tricks. He became reacquainted with the art 12 years ago when, during a trip home to see family, he stumbled upon an old-fashioned magic store.