ASU Professor Examines Warfare In Response To Published Research In Nature

Published: Monday, February 20, 2017 - 3:48pm
Updated: Monday, February 20, 2017 - 3:57pm

If you’re not involved in a scientific realm, you still have probably heard of the journal Nature.

But you may not realize how intense and competitive getting research published in it can be, and how the journal handles disagreements or when one researcher questions another’s conclusions.

Earlier this year, researchers from the University of Cambridge published findings on skeletal remains found in Kenya. One reason it garnered considerable attention was because of its conclusion that there was evidence of a violent encounter.

Bioarchaeologist and ASU Professor Christopher Stojanowski questioned whether warfare was indeed involved and, along with colleagues, submitted a response to Nature.

We spoke with Stojanowski.

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