A young researcher on rhinoceros paleobiology gives some advice for beginning scientists.
07 Feb 2016
Wilton Krogman, in a historical review on physical anthropology, recounts an encounter with Hoover's men.
07 Feb 2016
A founder of American physical anthropology concludes his review of the fossil record.
01 Feb 2016
One of many paleoanthropologists who were not taken in by the ape mandible but couldn't imagine a deliberate hoax.
02 Jan 2016
'Sometimes they can even correctly interpret what they find.'
27 Nov 2015
On the necessity of rapid small experiments.
17 Nov 2015
'In many cases, population change must have resulted from gradual genetic penetration, and much of human evolution in the Pleistocene could easily have been powerfully affected by introgressive hybridization.'
05 Jul 2015
'Surely man did not double and nearly redouble his brain size merely to pick up sticks.'
04 Jul 2015
Looking at how a 'listless and debilitated peasantry' would have social and historical effects.
12 Jun 2015
A quote from the biography based on interviews of Carl Sagan focuses on the events leading to rejection of his nomination to the National Academy of Sciences.
27 Apr 2015
The population geneticist reflects on the potential for change based on knowledge of the world.
17 Apr 2015
If you want to get in trouble, study sex.
01 Mar 2015
Leakey disagreed with Phillip Tobias, making clear his hypothesis of the deep phylogenetic history of Homo habilis.
10 Feb 2015
Noting the thousands of hours that make fossil discoveries possible.
02 Feb 2015
Blogging is a cultural fixture.