What do you do with a degree in biological anthropology?19 Feb 2009
Last week, Nature’s jobs website did a feature on careers in biological anthropology. It’s an overview from anatomy and forensics to evolution and genetics, featuring Jean-Jacques Hublin, David Strait, Eugenie Scott, and Helen Fisher, among others.
Today, bioanthropology is a hybrid of life and social science that probes human anatomy through the lenses of culture, behaviour and evolution. It addresses "what it means to be human", says Hilton Silva, a bioanthropologist at the Federal University of Par, Brazil. Career opportunities are as multifaceted as the discipline itself.
Could be a good article to pass out to students.