Were The Americas Settled Twice?

A team of paleoanthropologists report in PLoS One analyzed the skulls of several dozen 11,000 year old Paleoamericans and compared them to the skulls of more than 300 1,000 year old Amerindians. They concluded that based on the morphology, there were two distinct waves of colonizers from Asia. While we know from a couple genetic... Continue Reading →

Strontium isotope used to investigate Neandertal mobility

Some heavy hitting names are behind an upcoming paper on Neandertal mobility, which is based upon an isotope analysis of a tooth. A couple of them that you may recognize are Katerina Harvati and Jean-Jacques Hublin. The AP press is saying this research is the first direct evidence the links a Neandertal and his or... Continue Reading →

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