The 4.4-Million-Year-Old Ardipithecus ramidus

I want to be the first to break news to you that Science has published White's contentious 4.4-million-year-old Ardipithecus ramidus! I caught news of the release on the internet. The link is not live yet, but when it is I'll fill you in. Owen Lovejoy is one of the authors of the paper, and he... Continue Reading →

Science Suffers From The Idiots At Scientific American

Scientific American recently published a spineless attack on the state of access to paleoanthropological specimens. They titled it, "Fossils for All: Science Suffers by Hoarding," and John Hawks lend it credibility with a nod in his post. Aside from being spineless, it reeks of ignorance and is tactless. In this post I'll be discussing why... Continue Reading →

Current State of Paleoanthropology in Ethiopia

If you haven't checked out John Hawks' overview of the synopsis Elizabeth Pennisi wrote on the current state of paleoanthropological research and infrastructure in Ethiopia, I do advise you to check it out. Actually, if you have access to Science, why don't you just hop onto the original news focus, "Rocking the Cradle of Humanity"... Continue Reading →

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