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posts tagged with "MSA"
Transport distance in MSA Botswana
06 Mar 2013
Bead styles in MSA
06 Mar 2013
Early Stone Age hafted spear points from South Africa
Discovery of an early innovation poses questions about the origins of the MSA
17 Nov 2012
Chris Henshilwood profile
28 Feb 2012
Blombos pigment workshop
Complex toolkits from Blombos, South Africa, show pigment processing before 100,000 years ago.
14 Oct 2011
Shellfish gathering, paleoanthropological strawman
Why do archaeologists always make shellfish gathering sound like news, when we know it's not surprising?
18 Sep 2011
Views from Rhino Cave, Tsodilo Hills, Botswana
Summary of Sheila Coulson and colleagues' richly illustrated work on this MSA-era site
31 May 2011
Neandertal stories on parade
04 Dec 2010
MSA ochre "factory"
03 Jun 2010
Misinformation about brain evolution
29 Mar 2010
Return of the "amazing" Boskops
04 Jan 2010
Seeds of MSA diet breadth
19 Dec 2009
Middle Stone Age bed and breakfast
Archaeological chemistry at Sibudu turns up evidence of grease drippings and bedding.
15 Oct 2009
Paleoclimate in southern Africa
18 Apr 2009
There's Stone Age, and then there's....
07 Feb 2009
Cultural impedance, demographic growth, effective population size
07 Jan 2009
Modern humans older than thought?
05 Dec 2008
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
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
The "amazing" Boskops
A new book dredges up a discredited story about super-sized brains in a lost African race.
30 Mar 2008
D'Errico on Neandertal language
15 Mar 2008
Early ochre mining in Southern Africa
02 Nov 2007
Links that won't waste your time, Oct. 29 edition
29 Oct 2007
The amazing talking Neandertals
19 Oct 2007
Tools of the hobbits
09 Oct 2007
At last, the death of the Toba bottleneck
05 Jul 2007
Shell beads at three corners of Africa
07 Jun 2007
26 Apr 2007
Looking for MSA rock art in Botswana
01 Dec 2006
MSA projectile weapons
18 Nov 2006
Introgression and microcephalin FAQ
08 Nov 2006
Trade in MSA Africa
30 Oct 2006
Shellfish use by Neandertals
I thumb through some references about Neandertal and MSA use of aquatic resources.
10 Sep 2006
And then there was Levallois
17 Apr 2006
28 Mar 2006
How monolithic was the Acheulean?
26 Mar 2006
04 Jan 2006
Biology of mind :: course schedule
01 Jan 2006
Why it's good to be Zilhão
13 Sep 2005
More assimilation, genetic-style
27 Jun 2005
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