All posts tagged with chumans

What is the human mutation rate?

17 minute read

Last spring I wrote about a study that used whole-genome comparisons between parents and offspring to estimate the rate of per-genome mutation in humans (“A ...

Beneath the dawn chumans

less than 1 minute read

Thomas Mailund covers some recent modeling of the human-chimpanzee divergence: “Doubts about complex speciation between humans and chimpanzees”. Here’s the b...

Late Miocene fossil apes from Africa

9 minute read

Time for some attention to the Miocene apes. I’ve neglected them for the last few years, and there have been some interesting finds. I don’t mean the stuff t...