Science covers some news from this year’s meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists

In brief, Science has published three news pieces that you maybe interested. They are all reports of what was presented at the American Association of Physical Anthropologists meeting a couple weeks ago. The first, "Snapshots From the Meeting," is a summary of the conference, where Ann Gibbons and Elizabeth Colutta discuss, 'the evolution of gliding,... Continue Reading →

Microwear analysis on Paranthropus boisei teeth implies form may not equal function

A brand new study in the open access journal PLoS One reports on the results of an analysis of the microwear on the teeth of Paranthropus boisei (also known as Australopithecus boisei). The results contest what we've all along assumed was going on with the form and the function of these robust australopithecine teeth. I... Continue Reading →

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