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”
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Fire and Homo naledi
Well, here we are! Today is the big day when we will learn quite a few new details about the enigmatic Homo naledi. Found deep in the African cave system dubbed “Rising Star,”; mysterious bones and remains were found. This was back in 2013, and a great deal has happened since; as I am writingContinue reading “Fire and Homo naledi”
Live Q/A With Me!
Join me on a LIVE Q/A session on Zoom where we will all talk about Paleoanthropology and related topics. Get your questions answered, or find out where you can get the answers and learn all about the fascinating world of our deep human past! Get your questions ready, and prepare to ask them on DecemberContinue reading “Live Q/A With Me!”
Racist Terms in Modern Day Anthropology?
I am tired of seeing certain things, and it was time I had a word on it. Racial terms in Anthropology. Anthropology has a long and unfortunate history of using improper, unfair, and at its worst, racist and inhumane terms to define and separate different populations. Anthropology is a slow-moving animal, these terms are slowlyContinue reading “Racist Terms in Modern Day Anthropology?”
Getting People Excited about Science with Dr. Marc Kissel
Today we are joined by Prof. Marc Kissel, a Professor of Anthropology, who has honored us by joining us for this episode of The Story of Us! *Premiering at 2PM PST!* Learn about why science education is essential, what we are doing about it, and new ideas that are constantly popping up around the worldContinue reading “Getting People Excited about Science with Dr. Marc Kissel”
The Astonishing Tale of Homo naledi-as told by Dr. Lee Berger, Dr. Agustin Fuentes, and Dr. John Hawks-Into the Darkness of Rising Star
I had a wonderful time the other day with the Cambridge University Biological Anthropology Society when we hosted Professors Lee Berger, John Hawks, and Agustin Fuentes. I hope you learn so much just like I did and have a great time enjoying this debate amongst intellectual giants! From the President of CUBAS: “The Rising StarContinue reading “The Astonishing Tale of Homo naledi-as told by Dr. Lee Berger, Dr. Agustin Fuentes, and Dr. John Hawks-Into the Darkness of Rising Star”
Homo naledi the Astonishing Tale with Three Outstanding Professors
*Premiering at 5pm Pacific on the World of Paleoanthropology YouTube Channel; look for it earlier here: I had a wonderful time this morning with the Cambridge University Biological Anthropology Society when we hosted Professors Lee Berger, John Hawks, and Agustin Fuentes; here is a description written by the student president: I hope you learn soContinue reading “Homo naledi the Astonishing Tale with Three Outstanding Professors”
A New Lineage of Oligocene Anthropoid? Seminar with Erik Seiffert!
Check out this new article I wrote for the Cambridge University Biological Anthropology Society about their first seminar! Unfortunately, we had issues and couldn’t record it (seminar 2 is being uploaded to view right now) I did an excellent write-up for you to know what happened. So please head on over to their website, andContinue reading “A New Lineage of Oligocene Anthropoid? Seminar with Erik Seiffert!”
Congratulations to Dr. Svante Paabo!
*First Posted on the Cambridge University’s Biological Anthropology Society by Seth Chagi” Born to who would become a Nobel Prize Winner for Physiology and Medicine in 1955, in Stockholm, Sweden, Svante Paabo would live a life filled with scientific excellence. Excellence has touched every aspect of the work, teams, and projects that he has beenContinue reading “Congratulations to Dr. Svante Paabo!”
Hominin vs. Hominid-Are they the same?
Join me on this week’s episode of PaleoFridays at 2pm PST! Set your reminders! Lee Berger’s Article: https://worldofpaleoanthropologyhome.files.wordpress.com/2021/11/document.pdf “So, what’s in a name? The classification debate is not just a debate for the purist; it cuts to the core of our understanding of humanity’s place in nature and our evolutionary relationships with our closest livingContinue reading “Hominin vs. Hominid-Are they the same?”