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”
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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”
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!”
A Neanderthal Family Discovered!
Have we now discovered an actual #Neadnerthal #Family? It seems so! So what are the implications, and what was found? #Paleoanthropology
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!”
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!
The Story of Us- Ep 34 with Evan Hardingham
Join us on the next exciting episode of The Story of Us!