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posts tagged with "Late Pleistocene"
The Manot 1 skull and how we now look at Neandertal ancestry in early modern humans
A 55,000-year-old skull from Israel helps add context to the mixture of Neandertal and early modern populations.
28 Jan 2015
Notable: The cranial injury of Qafzeh 11
A paper uses CT scans to investigate a serious injury to an early modern human child.
06 Aug 2014
The radiocarbon dating paper without a radiocarbon date
A redating of a maxilla from Kent's Cavern, UK, has a surprising omission
07 Nov 2011
La Cotte de St. Brelade profiled
01 Sep 2011
Neandertals didn't disappear before 40,000 years ago
I disagree with a new story that claims Neandertals disappeared before 40,000 years ago.
10 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
Orangutan dynamics of Borneo
24 Nov 2010
Zhirendong puts the chin in China
A 100,000-year-old mandible from south China is claimed to be a modern human.
27 Oct 2010
The Neandertals of Mount Doom
Eruptions in the Caucasus are claimed to explain Neandertal disappearance in that area. I demur.
11 Oct 2010
43,000-year-old assemblages from Highland New Guinea
01 Oct 2010
Lost in Arabia
23 Sep 2010
10 Aug 2010
The Darra-i-Kur temporal bone
01 Jul 2010
Return of the Neanderchimps
17 May 2010
Crete: Pleistocene port of call?
Stone artifacts on Crete may be Middle Paleolithic or earlier, putting Neandertals in boats. Maybe.
09 Jan 2010
Seeds of MSA diet breadth
19 Dec 2009
Qafzeh teeth like Neandertals
23 Nov 2009
It came from Guangxi
02 Nov 2009
Warfare, catastrophes, six of one, half dozen of the other
10 Jun 2009
Shell instead of stone
06 Apr 2009
Late advance of the Swedish ice
10 Jan 2009
Dating of Howieson's Poort and Still Bay industries
A paper by Zenobia Jacobs et al. puts these industries into fairly tight time intervals.
03 Nov 2008
The ancient struggle for existence between humans and giant clams
29 Aug 2008
Handling exponential growth in demographic models
06 Jun 2008
Did humans face extinction 70,000 years ago?
A study of mtDNA variation gets hyped as evidence of a bottleneck, but actually shows the opposite.
02 May 2008
D'Errico on Neandertal language
15 Mar 2008
A Mongolian hominid
13 Mar 2008
The "dark matter" of modern human origins
01 Mar 2008
The hygienic dater
20 Feb 2008
Serial founder effects, again
20 Feb 2008
How carnivorous were cave bears?
11 Jan 2008
Tracking back to acceleranistas
16 Dec 2007
Why human evolution accelerated
I describe the background of our 2007 work on accelerating human evolution.
12 Dec 2007
Human evolution has accelerated
10 Dec 2007
08 Dec 2007
Maybe Chinese fire drills explain the date discrepancies
06 Nov 2007
The amazing talking Neandertals
19 Oct 2007
French Connection to China Syndrome, dentally
07 Aug 2007
The genetics of refugia
21 Apr 2007
The island rule
14 Apr 2007
The description of an Upper Paleolithic skeleton from south China gives evidence about the emergence of modern humans in that region.
04 Apr 2007
The initial Upper Paleolithic at Kostenki
11 Jan 2007
Barbaric yawping about Neandertal women
05 Dec 2006
02 Jun 2006
An Australian mid-Holocene symbolic "revolution"
14 Apr 2006
Art, style, and population density in the UP
12 Apr 2006
Sangoan pigment grinding
26 Mar 2006
How monolithic was the Acheulean?
26 Mar 2006
Sahara at least 7 million years old
11 Feb 2006
Tilting at absent Asian australopithecines
09 Jan 2006
Vindija G1 now 32,000 BP
06 Jan 2006
One model, hold the extra parameters
09 Nov 2005
Serial founder effects
27 Oct 2005
From one microcephalic to twenty
14 Oct 2005
Flores update, October 2005
11 Oct 2005
BROADLY CONSISTENT WATCH I
I introduce a new feature, looking for cases where two huge confidence intervals slightly overlap.
23 Sep 2005
Why it's good to be Zilhão
13 Sep 2005
Selection, nuclear genetic variation, and mtDNA
05 Sep 2005
Taiwanese mtDNA and the origins of Oceanic populations
05 Jul 2005
Questioning the Flores dwarf Stegodon remains
13 Jun 2005
Evaluating selection and demography in human evolution
07 Jun 2005
What happened to the Australian megafauna?
02 Jun 2005
Allostasis in human evolution
24 Apr 2005
Another genetic change leading to human minds
22 Apr 2005
Body mass in ancient humans and high latitude populations
20 Apr 2005
Cerebellar expansion in recent human evolution
05 Apr 2005
Bringing down "Goliath"
02 Apr 2005
Dental growth in early Homo
15 Mar 2005
Continents of continuity
02 Mar 2005
Can somebody find these hobbits a mommy?
18 Feb 2005
Brain expansion in A. boisei
16 Feb 2005
Neandertals in NYC
02 Feb 2005
What restrained the chimpanzees?
20 Dec 2004
Liang Bua :: an australopithecine from Flores?
31 Oct 2004
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