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posts tagged with "Early Pleistocene"
The hominin invasion of China
A revolution in paleomagnetic dating has made apparent the Early Pleistocene occupation of China
28 Aug 2013
Oldowan hunting behaviors at Kanjera South
A faunal exploitation study finds clues about brain consumption and prey choices
29 Apr 2013
Koobi Fora perspectives
10 Aug 2012
The Malapa Soft Tissue Project FAQ
The Malapa Soft Tissue Project is an experiment in open science, trying to uncover new facts about a unique discovery.
03 Sep 2011
Announcing the Malapa Soft Tissue Project
I announce and describe a project to study possible soft tissue evidence from a 2-million-year-old fossil hominin site.
03 Sep 2011
Digging deeper into the earliest Acheulean
A paper reports on the earliest evidence of the Acheulean, but misses the key story.
01 Sep 2011
"Nutcracker Man" debunked
03 May 2011
Older and younger Acheulean in India
Long known from India, new papers are adding detail to the temporal extent of the Acheulean.
27 Mar 2011
Did humans colonize the northern latitudes without fire?
Wil Roebroeks and Paola Villa claim the archaeological record doesn't provide evidence for systematic fire use in Europe before 400,000 years ago.
14 Mar 2011
The shrinking youth
The Nariokotome skeleton once defined the tall linear body form for early Homo. Now it's 5'4".
17 Sep 2010
Mailbag: Fire starters
17 May 2010
The 2010 AAPA meetings featured a fight about the Nariokotome and Gona pelves.
27 Apr 2010
01 Mar 2010
An insertion into deep history
10 Feb 2010
Mailbag: First Europeans
19 Dec 2009
The first Europeans, in Languedoc
17 Dec 2009
The mystery ape from Longgupo
23 Jun 2009
I'm tired of cutesy foot-related titles
28 Feb 2009
New Homo erectus crania at meetings
15 Apr 2008
1.2 million year old hominid from Spain
26 Mar 2008
An interview with Mica Glantz
16 Nov 2007
News flash: Dmanisi hominids were not short
A publication on the statures of Dmanisi postcrania finds they were like many modern human hunter-gatherers.
24 Sep 2007
French Connection to China Syndrome, dentally
07 Aug 2007
Tilting at absent Asian australopithecines
09 Jan 2006
Tuber or not tuber? Rats are the question
24 Aug 2005
Questioning the Flores dwarf Stegodon remains
13 Jun 2005
Bringing down "Goliath"
02 Apr 2005
Caring for the edentulous
30 Mar 2005
What restrained the chimpanzees?
20 Dec 2004
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