Paleoanthropology-2022 in Review, Top Discoveries

Well! Here we are at the end of the year, and what a year it was!  We had so many incredible discoveries that there is not one video to cover it all! But I decided to make a video of what I thought were some of the top discoveries in Paleoanthropology in 2022.  Buckle, andContinue reading “Paleoanthropology-2022 in Review, Top Discoveries”

Top Five Paleoanthropology Discoveries of 2022

Remember, there is always more to learn! Paleoanthropology is the study, of the need for knowledge, of our deep shared human origins. Where do we come from? It is often a question that many of us find ourselves asking from time to time. For some, the answer is in religion, and if that works forContinue reading “Top Five Paleoanthropology Discoveries of 2022”

Skulls with Seth Episode Three-Zinj

Episode Three- Zinj  ZInj, also known as the Nutcracker Man, or more properly Zinjanthropus Bosei or Australopithecus Bosei, is a species that lived about two million years ago.  With a lifestyle and diet extraordinarily different from our own, this is a unique hominin still struggling to find its place among our braided family stream. ButContinue reading “Skulls with Seth Episode Three-Zinj”

Neanderthal Cooking and Flavoring 70kya?

Neanderthal Cooking 70kya  There are many mysteries surrounding our long-lost cousins, the Neanderthals. From how they survived to how they went extinct. One thing that has been recently discovered that changes the way we think about Neanderthals is their diet, how they consumed food, and how they even processed it. For a long time, anthropologistsContinue reading “Neanderthal Cooking and Flavoring 70kya?”

Homo habilis: KNM-ER 1814 Skulls with Seth!

Today on this episode of Skulls with Seth, we will discuss the first of the Homo genus. Homo habilis! This is an enigmatic species that has caused a great deal of controversy surrounding it but has found itself safely nestled as the first of our genus.  We will be examining the skull of KNM-ER 1813,Continue reading “Homo habilis: KNM-ER 1814 Skulls with Seth!”

Who, or What, was “Dragon Man”?

The mysterious skull of the now well-known “Dragon Man” was discovered in China in the 1930s and hidden in a well until it was rediscovered and shown to scientists in 2018.  There is so much mystery and so many things that we need to learn about this skull, and we are just beginning.  Could itContinue reading “Who, or What, was “Dragon Man”?”

Sterkfontein Caves, a Million Years Older?

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. Using this new technique, (which measures the Cosmogenic Nuclides in the rock), at the world-famous UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sterkfontein Caves have been famously known for theContinue reading “Sterkfontein Caves, a Million Years Older?”

Yves Coppens, Yet Another Lost This Year, Rest In Peace.

Another sad day in which I have to report on another loss in our world.

Last night news spread that Yves Coppens passed away, he lived a full and exciting life, and we wish his family the best.

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