Best Paleoanthropology of 2018 So Far

Best Paleoanthropology of 2018 So Far

It’s hard to believe it’s already August. The year has sped by at an unprecedented rate, so much so that I missed the halfway point of the year (by a couple of months–oops). But, I’ve decided I need to do a roundup of my favorite finds this...
Nightfall in the Hobbit Cave

Nightfall in the Hobbit Cave

“This is what Homo floresiensis must have felt like,” a paleoanthropologist mused through the darkness. It is almost 8pm on a Thursday and I am sitting on the floor of the cave known as Liang Bua. Other researchers stand only a meter from me, but I cannot see them, my...
Darwin and Lucy: November 24

Darwin and Lucy: November 24

November 24th is my favorite day of the year. Not because ski season has usually officially begun (though that is great), but because a couple of pretty incredible events occurred on this day in history. On November 24th, Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of...