Posted by: grokscience | June 5, 2013

Return to Sender

2009128145639631734_8Ken Weiss has some of the most controversial samples in all of anthropology. Collected from the Yanomami by James Neel and Napolean Chagnon more than forty years ago, the samples have, for more than ten years, produced nothing but headaches for Dr. Weiss. On this episode, Dr. Weiss joined us to discuss the controversy surrounding these samples and to describe the enormous difficulty associated with returning these samples to the Yanomami.

Get him some Advil… 😉



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