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!

“Discovering Us” by Evan Hadingham Review

When you ask many anthropologists today, what got them into anthropology in the first place, many of them will tell you this or that, but often enough it is that they came across the now famous book, fondly known as “The Lucy Book” by Dr. Don Johnson, published in the 80’s. This book details theContinue reading ““Discovering Us” by Evan Hadingham Review”

A Planet of Apes 

While today, there are only four species of Great Apes left walking the planet today, only of them are bipedal in their form of locomotion, or that they walk on two legs. That would be us, Homo sapiens. This, as well as many other aspects of our lives, bodies, and cultures, make us a special species, possibly the most unique to have ever walked the earth (at least the most successful). But we were not always alone…

National Association of Science Writers!

I have some very exciting news that I am not only proud, but completely honored to share! This week I applied for membership with the NASW, a prestigious writing association based on Science Literacy and Communication. Not only was I accepted, but within a few days, have been given responsibilities to run their twitter accountContinue reading “National Association of Science Writers!”

Dating Stone Tools Directly? New dating at Olduvai proves its possible! 

One of the most important aspects of paleontology, is the ability to place things on a timeline, or a map of existence. Knowing when and where something came from, is critical to understanding its place and role in the natural world. Being able to know when something lived, and when it dates to is critical to Paleoanthropology, and our understanding of Human Origins. 

A Planet of Apes 

While today, there are only four species of Great Apes left walking the planet today, only of them are bipedal in their form of locomotion, or that they walk on two legs. That would be us, Homo sapiens. This, as well as many other aspects of our lives, bodies, and cultures, make us a special species, possibly the most unique to have ever walked the earth (at least the most successful). But we were not always alone…

First new Oldowan Tool site discovered in 30 Years! 

In a new find detailed in Science Direct, for the first time in thirty years, researchers have discovered a new locality, or location, where Oldowan tools have been found…

Exciting Podcast Announcement!!!

I am so proud and excited to introduce you to “The Story of Us” podcast! Catch the first episode for free, and subscribe for $2.99 a month to support Science Communication and STEM in Human Origins!