The Human Family Tree?

PREMIERING AT 6PM PACIFIC *Sorry this one is only in 720p, I will not be using Zoom again for this* If anyone does have recording software recommendations, I would most appreciate it. In this episode of Paleofridays, we will discuss the terms “Family Tree” and “Braided Stream” and why one is more appropriate for humanContinue reading “The Human Family Tree?”

Hominin vs. Hominid-Are they the same?

Join me on this week’s episode of PaleoFridays at 2pm PST! Set your reminders! Lee Berger’s Article: https://worldofpaleoanthropologyhome.files.wordpress.com/2021/11/document.pdf “So, what’s in a name? The classification debate is not just a debate for the purist; it cuts to the core of our understanding of humanity’s place in nature and our evolutionary relationships with our closest livingContinue reading “Hominin vs. Hominid-Are they the same?”

Who Made the Oldest Stone Tools?-PaleoFridays

Welcome to this episode of #PaleoFridays! Sorry for the late episode, but accidents do happen!  Immobilized and feeling much better right now, thank you all for the concern and well wishes, next time I wont trip and fall!  On this week’s episode we will be discussing the oldest known stone tool complex thus far known.Continue reading “Who Made the Oldest Stone Tools?-PaleoFridays”

Graphic Novel Review: Tuki Fight for Fire, and Fight for Family, a Worth While Tale

I was contacted the other day by Boneville publishing, home of artist Jeff Smith, because he had recently come out with the second novel in a new graphic series, dubbed “Tuki: Fight for Fire” (the first one), and the second one being “Tuki: Fight for Family”. Now you might be asking what I have toContinue reading “Graphic Novel Review: Tuki Fight for Fire, and Fight for Family, a Worth While Tale”

Toumaï takes the Crown Once Again! The First Bipedal Hominin!

*Join the discussion on Academia.edu * For decades now, there has been a tenacious argument on who the first bipedal hominid was. There are a few contenders, dating to around 6.5-7 mya, While there has been a great deal of controversy, new analysis may shed light on who the first biped in our family streamContinue reading “Toumaï takes the Crown Once Again! The First Bipedal Hominin!”

Sahelanthropus, the oldest representative of humanity, was indeed bipedal…but that’s not all! – Popular Archeology

Sahelanthropus, the oldest representative of humanity, was indeed bipedal…but that’s not all! – Popular Archeology — Read on popular-archaeology.com/article/sahelanthropus-the-oldest-representative-of-humanity-was-indeed-bipedal-but-thats-not-all/ Sahelanthropus, the oldest representative of humanity, was indeed bipedal…but that’s not all! – Popular Archeology I have always believed that Toumaï was the first biped, and new analysis is showing that this is the case! CheckContinue reading “Sahelanthropus, the oldest representative of humanity, was indeed bipedal…but that’s not all! – Popular Archeology”

Paleogenetics with Dr. Todd Disotell

In this episode of “The Story of Us” we featured famed geneticist and anthropologist, Dr. Todd Disotell.  Hailing from NYU, this long-time researcher and professor have made long strides in the world of paleo genetics and phylogeny during his tenure.  Moving to the University of Massachusetts to take a slight career change, Dr. Disotell hasContinue reading “Paleogenetics with Dr. Todd Disotell”

Sterkfontein Caves, a Million Years Older?

Originally posted on World of Paleoanthropology:
A new dating technology developed by Purdue researcher Darryl Granger is being used to re-date breccia blocks containing many of the world’s most famous South African hominin fossils. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYpGszYvvBs Four different Australopithecus crania that were found in the Sterkfontein caves, South Africa. The Sterkfontein cave fill containing this and…