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“Sociology”

Nov 18, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Annalee Newitz, iO9
Roughly 9,000 years ago, humans had mastered farming to the point where food was plentiful. Then, abruptly, these proto-cities were abandoned for millennia.
May 22, 2014 11:25 AM ET // Richard Farrell
Which state is most curious about ferrets? A real-estate site has found the answer.
Mar 13, 2014 09:36 AM ET // AFP
The guru's followers says he tells them during meditation that he will return, so they're keeping his body.
Aug 23, 2013 06:00 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
The U.K. sci-fi comedy 'The World's End' draws from a long tradition of social science fiction.
May 27, 2011 03:20 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A five-year study pins the blame for abuse not on the priests, but on the culture of the 1960s. Really?
Aug 17, 2011 03:37 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
There are far more vampires than most Americans are familiar with. Here is a sampling from around the world.
Sep 30, 2011 05:49 PM ET // Marianne English
Like girls, boys are pressured to look fit, thin and attractive, but because of other pressures, they don't want to look like they care too much.
Jul 5, 2011 10:46 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Many Americans expect that almost all crimes -- especially sensational murders -- will be solved. But often, as in the case of Caylee Anthony, they're not.
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