Skulls in culture

Way back in 2004, I visited one of the most memorable museum exhibits I've ever come across. The California Academy of Sciences put on an exhibit of skulls and I caught it right before the institution closed down for renovations. It was excellent. It combined two things I love, bones and culture. For those of... Continue Reading →

Erik Trinkaus’ study of modern humans crania and the fate of the Neandertals

Erik Trinkhaus is back with another publication on Neandertal-human hybridization. He has published, "European early modern humans and the fate of the Neandertals." Check out the abstract, "A consideration of the morphological aspects of the earliest modern humans in Europe (more than ~33,000 B.P.) and the subsequent Gravettian human remains indicates that they possess an... Continue Reading →

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