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The scientific study of physical remains, whether monuments, artifacts or relics of past human life, cultures or activities.

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Thomas Malthus

Archaeology; Evolution

A British economist and demographer best known for his treatise on population growth, which states that people will always threaten to outrun the food supply unless reproduction ...

David Burney

Archaeology; Evolution

A biologist whose research has focused on endangered species, paleoenvironmental studies, and causes of extinction in North America, Africa, Madagascar, Hawaii, and the West ...

Edmund D. Brodie III

Archaeology; Evolution

A biologist who studies the causes and evolutionary implications of interactions among traits in predators and their prey. Much of his work concentrates on the coevolutionary arms ...

Lynn Margulis

Archaeology; Evolution

A biologist who developed the serial endosymbiosis theory of origin of the eukaryotic cell. Although now accepted as a plausible theory, both she and her theory were ridiculed by ...

Edmund D. Brodie Jr.

Archaeology; Evolution

A biologist recognized internationally for his work on the evolution of mechanisms in amphibians that allow them to avoid predators. These mechanisms include toxins carried in ...

E.O. Wilson

Archaeology; Evolution

A biologist and professor at Harvard University since 1955. Wilson has won two Pulitzer Prizes for his books On Human Nature and The Ants, and has received numerous honors for his ...

Chris Schneider

Archaeology; Evolution

A biologist and professor at Boston University whose research focuses on the evolution of vertebrate diversity in tropical systems and the scientific basis for conservation of ...