Anthropology is the study of various aspects of humans within past and present societies. Social anthropology and cultural anthropology study the norms and values of societies. Linguistic anthropology studies how language affects social life. Biological or physical anthropology studies the biological development of humans.
Archaeology, which studies past human cultures through investigation of physical evidence, is thought of as a branch of anthropology in the United States, while in Europe, it is viewed as a discipline in its own right, or grouped under other related disciplines such as history....LESS
BERLIN (AP) — A German cultural institution has started investigating the provenance of about 1,000 human skulls from the country's former African colonies that ended up in the collection of a Berlin hospital, officials said Thursday.