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New footprints from Laetoli and improving the science of fossil context
Uncovering new series of trackways from the famous site forty years later shows how better records and excavation practices are necessary to move the science forward.
14 Dec 2016
Why the new Wellcome Trust open review journal may be the science publishing future
Will they take the challenge to create a new reviewing culture?
14 Jul 2016
Peer review under the microscope
New scientific publication models have introduced more open peer review models, but it remains hard to quantify the value of the review process.
04 Jan 2016
How long until paleoanthropologists must deposit data upon submission?
A Nature Genetics editorial makes the argument that basic scientific practice demands making biomedical data available upon submission, which makes me wonder about the future of paleoanthropology.
06 Jul 2015
Open peer review: a note from a physicist
Sabine Hossenfelder describes her experience with a recent case of open peer review, leading me to consider the situation from an anthopology perspective.
15 Feb 2015
Thinking of preprints in biology
A link to a perspective piece by Philippe Desjardins-Proulx and colleagues, with some comments.
13 Jan 2015
Raymond Dart and the Russian cast connection
A historian of science brings to light the beginnings of the hominin cast trade.
01 Nov 2014
On a scandal in replication
What to do, as experimental psychologists are finding they can't replicate high-profile findings.
05 Aug 2014
Have Sahelanthropus and Orrorin been written out of existence?
An expert claims his genus includes every early known hominin.
22 Mar 2014
Paleoanthropologists wanted for Rising Star Workshop
Looking for early career scientists to participate in the analysis of more than 1000 hominin fossil specimens.
19 Jan 2014
Rising Star Expedition: Into the collection
13 Dec 2013
Rising Star: The view from a caver/scientist
23 Nov 2013
Rising Star: What we know and don't know
20 Nov 2013
Rising Star: In the hot seat
16 Nov 2013
Fear and the impact factor
03 Sep 2013
White House to recognize open science
A call for nominations for excellent open science researchers and advocates
22 May 2013
Open 3-d archive of Kromdraai
A new resource gives unprecedented access to imagery of a fossil hominin collection
14 May 2013
Update, March 2013
16 Mar 2013
Scholarship and experience outside the academy
07 Feb 2013
28 Jan 2013
07 Jan 2013
Open access and Creative Commons
02 Jan 2013
26 Nov 2012
Link parade, 2
23 Oct 2012
Without the code, it's hand-waving
03 Sep 2012
"We find it hard to see what publication would achieve at this stage"
27 Aug 2012
Spreading preprints in population biology
01 Aug 2012
"Hair-pullingly frustrating to read"
22 Jul 2012
Making a difference via blogging
07 Jul 2012
Mouse brain mapping
05 Jun 2012
"The print edition of any article is little more than a trophy version"
06 May 2012
A plenary of plenty
How we put together an open cast lab for the AAPA meetings in Portland
11 Apr 2012
Wiki into journal
05 Apr 2012
American Anthropological Association keeps it from the people
A White House request for comment on access to journal articles brings an unexpected comment.
02 Feb 2012
Open science interview
30 Jan 2012
"Journals seem noticeably less important than 10 years ago."
16 Jan 2012
A quick look at your Neandertal fraction
16 Dec 2011
A story behind Manis
01 Nov 2011
Blogs, academic discourse in economics
19 Oct 2011
Can Watson navigate the medical literature?
21 Sep 2011
Agitating for open science
07 Sep 2011
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
Open every box
26 May 2011
16 May 2011
Open science radiocarbon databases
16 May 2011
Open science link
12 May 2011
Opening up paleontology
11 Apr 2011
Denisova FOXP2 status
05 Jan 2011
17 Nov 2010
Genomes unzipped, unzipped
11 Oct 2010
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history of anthropology