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!

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…)”

Carol V. Ward-Paleoanthropology and the future of Research; The Story of Us Ep: 29

Dr. Carol V. Ward is an exceptional educator and Paleoanthropologist, learn all about her work and what she is doing to move the field forward!

Is that Anthropology? You bet!

In today’s world there are many different things that people can do, from being apart of a maintenance team, to funeral services, to being the CEO of a company.

You would be surprised how much of it is actually related to Anthropology.

Take a look at what I mean!