All posts tagged with Eocene

Afrasia djijidae: coolest monkey name ever

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Ann Gibbons explains the importance of the new possible stem anthropoid fossil teeth from Myanmar: “Out of Asia? New Primate Fossils Pose Origin Riddle”.

Anthropology 105, lecture 5: Hemoglobin

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In this lecture, I do a bit of a departure by discussing a body part that is microscopic: the hemoglobin molecule that carries oxygen inside of our red blood...

Shaken by a monkey-maker

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The end of the Eocene was a rough time for a lot of Earth’s flora and fauna – it is recognized as a major extinction event, the Grande Coupure. Substantial g...