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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Prehistoric Art and Human Cognition
Does prehistoric art show insights into the cognition of early humans? There are many things we do not know about how our advanced thought processes came about, is our ancient art a window into that?
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?”
Bridging Biomes: Exploring The First Beringian Migrations
Changes in climate and the environment have been one of the major reasons for human migrations throughout history, even more dynamically so in hunting communities as prey animals can only adapt to these through movement. One such set of journeys occurred along the Bering coast, perhaps commencing as early as 37.5 thousand years ago, resulting in the colonisation of the Americas.
Could Neanderthals Speak?
Could Neanderthals Speak like Modern Humans? What limited them, and what evidence do we have for either side of the argument? Learn more today!
Thoughts on Human Hibernation
Hibernation is a word many of us will be familiar with, as it is a strategy that some animals living today in Northern latitudes employ to cope with the harsh winter months. However, does there exist potential for humans to hibernate too? And beyond that, did any of our ancient hominin relatives do so inContinue reading “Thoughts on Human Hibernation”
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!
What is the future of Exploration in the Field of Paleoanthropology…according to a chatbot?
Hello everyone! This is me, Seth, a human, I want to make that clear, and I want to make it clear you will always know when it is I, the human, versus one of the many new chatbots that the worlds tech companies are pushing to the market well before they are ready. But, theContinue reading “What is the future of Exploration in the Field of Paleoanthropology…according to a chatbot?”
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”