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”

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”?”

Best Anthropology Audiobooks to listen to (or read) in 2022!

There are so many good reads out there, but sometimes in our busy lives we find it difficult to find time to sit down and pick up a good book. That is what Audiobooks are for! And here are some of the best on the subject! Check it out!

Update-Prof. William (Bill) Kimbel- RIP

Update: His funeral is being broadcasted to registered individuals via Zoom Saturday the 28th, you can register here. It is with the utmost sadness that I inform you, for those who do not already know, that the famed paleoanthropologist, who served as the director of the IHO at ASU for 13 years, Dr. Bill Kimbel,Continue reading “Update-Prof. William (Bill) Kimbel- RIP”

A small tooth, a big surprise, and Denisovans in Laos!

A new Denisovans fossil has been discovered! This leads to further understanding of the species, and new secrets, and many more answers, which lead to more and more questions!

A Planet of Apes 

While today, there are only four species of Great Apes left walking the planet today, only of them are bipedal in their form of locomotion, or that they walk on two legs. That would be us, Homo sapiens. This, as well as many other aspects of our lives, bodies, and cultures, make us a special species, possibly the most unique to have ever walked the earth (at least the most successful). But we were not always alone…

National Association of Science Writers!

I have some very exciting news that I am not only proud, but completely honored to share! This week I applied for membership with the NASW, a prestigious writing association based on Science Literacy and Communication. Not only was I accepted, but within a few days, have been given responsibilities to run their twitter accountContinue reading “National Association of Science Writers!”