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"Anthropology Put To Work" edited by Les Field (University of New Mexico) and Richard G. Fox (President Emeritus, Wenner-Gren Foundation) is the ninth volume in the Wenner-Gren International Symposium Series to be published through Berg Publishers. This book follows the recently released volume "Where the Wild Things Are Now: Domestication Reconsidered" edited by Rebecca Cassidy (Goldsmiths College, University of London) and Molly Mullin (Albion College).
Research undertaken by Dr. Glenn Stone (Washington University, St. Louis) with the support of a Post-Ph.D. Research grant, examining the deployment of genetically modified cotton in Western India, contributes to continuing debates around the advantages and impact of these technological innovations for agricultural producers.
The eighth volume in the Wenner-Gren International Symposium Series "Where the Wild Things Are Now: Domestication Reconsidered" edited by Rebecca Cassidy (Goldsmith College, London, UK) and Molly Mullin (Albion College, USA) has just been released by Berg Publishers.
This document is a compilation of abstracts of completed research, as well as a bibliography, sent in by Wenner-Gren grantees in 2006.
Research by Dr. Daniel Adler, a Wenner-Gren Foundation Post-Ph.D. Research Grantee, was recently recognized in Discover Magazine as number seven in its “top 100 science stories” of 2006. Read more about Dr. Adler's research and the Discover Magazine article.
The Foundation is proud to announce that Dr. Leslie Aiello, president of the Wenner-Gren Foundation, was awarded the 2006 Huxley Memorial Medal. This award is the highest honor at the disposal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, in the United Kingdom. Dr. Aiello gave The Huxley Memorial Lecture, entitled "Diet, Energy and Human Evolution" at the British Museum in London, UK on December 7th, 2006.
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