Tens of thousands of years ago, deep in a French cave called Grotte Mandrin, near Malataverne in the Rhône Valley, arrowheads were discovered. However, these were not just any arrowheads; in fact, these would become the earliest known arrowheads outside of Africa! So today, we will be learning all about these arrowheads, where they cameContinue reading “Arrow Tips found in Europe Tens of thousands of years before expected time!”
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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”?”
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”
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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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!