Paleoanthropologist Louise Leakey’s TEDtalk

Every year TED invites esteemed academics, thinkers, doers, entrepreneurs, etc. to give an exclusive 15-18 minute long talk about what they do and why it is important for the rest of the world. I've shared one of these talks with you before, Zeresenay Alemseged's. In this year's conference, Louise Leakey, of the Leakey family lineage... Continue Reading →

Paleoanthropologist Zeresenay Alemseged’s TEDtalk

Yesterday, I got sent a video of paleoanthropologist Zeresenay Alemseged's talk at this year's TED conference. Last year we all got introduced to Zeresenay Alemseged when he and colleagues published their report on Selam a.k.a. Dikika fossil. Selam is a 3.3 million year old Australopithecus afarensis child.Here's some of the stuff I wrote about that... Continue Reading →

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