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Two large Maya sites in the Yucatana have been (re) discovered by Ivan Šprajc from the Research Centre of the … Continue reading ?
Hominid fossil databases are a very difficult undertaking to curate and create. One of my colleagues, Dr. Henry Gilbert created … Continue reading ?
Adam Benton from EvoAnth has published an interesting paper where he tries to understand why Young Earth Creationists are consistently … Continue reading ?
When dealing with the term “medicine,” there is no single definition, static through space and time. Many of the world’s … Continue reading ?
Dr. Yonatan Sahle now holds the Glenn Isaac Postdoctoral Seat in the Human Evolution Research Center at UC Berkeley. He … Continue reading ?
The Laetoli hominin footprints have finally met their match. A group of footprints dating between 850,000 and 950,000 years ago … Continue reading »
Yesterday, young earth creationist Ken Ham hosted household name Bill Nye at the Creation Museum to “debate” evolution. See the … Continue reading »
This November, a team funded by National Geographic and led by Lee Berger of the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg … Continue reading »
Ardipithecus ramidus (Ardi) is back. In 2009, the skeleton discovered by Tim White’s team in the mid-90s was published in … Continue reading »
Why do some populations have increased incidences of chronic disease? Why do blacks have hypertension more than whites? Why does … Continue reading »
A couple of days ago, Nature published a comparison of the genome of a 50,000-year-old Neandertal woman with those of … Continue reading »
Just in from Atapuerca, northern Spain: mitochondrial DNA has been retrieved from the bones of Homo heidelbergensis. The Sima de … Continue reading »
This has been done before using H. pylori as a model, but it is remarkable nonetheless to see how innovative … Continue reading »
A complete 1.8 million year old skull found from Dmanisi, Georgia could be evidence that early hominids are actually all … Continue reading »
Nature Communications published an article in May, 2013 that just now caught my eye. The paper’s title, “Development of Middle … Continue reading »
Linguist Carmel O’Shannessy wrote to the journal Language of a newly discovered language, Light Warlpiri. Her correspondence, “The role of … Continue reading »
An Oxford University team of two led by Tamás Dávid-Barrett published an open access paper in the Proceedings of the … Continue reading »
In December, I linked up Ann Gibbons’ article in Science about anthropology’s poor reception in the scientific community. I forgot … Continue reading »
Last Friday, Ivan Sprajc led a group of researchers to a site in Campeche, a province in the western Yucatán peninsula, … Continue reading »
The internets are buzzing about the news of the earliest known bone tumor on record, predating others by more than 100,000 … Continue reading »