Written with the Help of AI in Google Docs Science communication is the process of sharing scientific information with the public. It can be done through various channels, including news media, social media, public talks, and educational materials. Science communication is essential for several reasons. First, it helps to build public understanding of science. PeopleContinue reading “Why is Science Communication Important?”
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Homo naledi on its way to Copenhagen?
Homo naledi is a mysterious human relative that lived in South Africa about 300,000 years ago. It had a mix of primitive and modern features, such as a small brain, a human-like foot, and complex social behavior. It also had a unique way of disposing of its dead: it deliberately carried them into a deep,Continue reading “Homo naledi on its way to Copenhagen?”
Why Science Communication Matters: The Case of Human Origins
Why is SciComm important? What role does Science Communication have in Human Origins education and research? Read on to find out more about this critical practice!
The First Homo?
What was the first Homo species? Was it K. platypus, the Lomekwian toolmakers, or the 1470 fossil ancestor? How do we know? Read my blog post to find out! #paleoanthropology #humanorigins #Homo
Did Homo naledi “Bury” their Dead?
The term “Bury” holds many connotations with it, so with this word, are we yet comfortable saying that Homo naledi buried their dead? Read on to find out!
Call for Undergraduate Submissions: Cambridge Journal of Human Behaviour
Dear whomever it may concern, I am writing to you as the Biological Anthropology Outreach Officer of the Cambridge Journal of Human Behaviour. Please may you forward the following to relevant email lists: **** The Cambridge Journal of Human Behaviour is now calling for submissions for its next issue. (Deadline: May 15th, 2023). CJHB isContinue reading “Call for Undergraduate Submissions: Cambridge Journal of Human Behaviour”
Arrow Tips found in Europe Tens of thousands of years before expected time!
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!”
Call for Reviewers and Editors—Cambridge Journal of Human Behaviour
Dear whomever it may concern, The Cambridge Journal of Human Behaviour is now calling for reviewers and editors to join the team! CJHB is an interdisciplinary, international journal that publishes the best undergraduate work from a variety of disciplines including psychology, biological and socio-cultural anthropology, and natural sciences. All our reviewers and editors are (andContinue reading “Call for Reviewers and Editors—Cambridge Journal of Human Behaviour”
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”