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!

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. 

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!

Top Nine* Anthropology Podcasts of 2022 (So far…)

*Update* Check out the big news!: Very #exciting #announcement! For some of us, the chase for knowledge is never ending, and the need to learn as much as we can is insatiable. Trust me, I am one of those people, and I understand the importance of balancing modern day life, work, family etc. with academicContinue reading “Top Nine* Anthropology Podcasts of 2022 (So far…)”

Did Cooking and Eating Meat Make Us Who We Are Today?

Did Homo erectus’ habit of increased meat eating lead to our body structure, and mental capacities that we have and know of today? A new paper claims perhaps this idea is not as correct as we thought…

WOPA Neanderthal Symposium 2022 – World of Paleoanthropology

Join us for the first ever WOPA Symposium focused on Neanderthals! Don’t miss out and come check this out! — Read on worldofpaleoanthropology.org/2022/01/15/wopa-neanderthal-symposium-2022/ You won’t want to miss this! The first ever WOPA Symposium!Featuring some of the leading experts in the field on the topic, get your Neanderthal ?s answered! Like, share, and subscribe!

Top Anthropology Lectures on Youtube in Early 2022 you should watch!

Top Lectures on Youtube Early 2022 Hello everybody!  I hope we are all off to a good start for the new year, can you believe its 2022 already? Amazing how time flies isn’t it? Anyway, to kick off the new year we did something really special, and that of course, if you have not heard,Continue reading “Top Anthropology Lectures on Youtube in Early 2022 you should watch!”