All posts tagged with Lucy

Link: The girl with baboon in her spine

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New Scientist reports on a presentation at the Paleoanthropology Society meeting, in which Marc Meyer and Scott Williams describe one of the vertebral elemen...

Lucy returns to public display in California

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The Orange County Register covers the final exhibition of the famous “Lucy” skeleton in the United States, at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, California: “Fa...

The feet of Australopithecus afarensis

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The australopithecines were several species of human relatives that lived in Africa between 5 million and 1.5 million years ago. One of the best-represented ...

Mooning hominins

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Gretchen sends this link: MSNBC has a list of “Eight Great American Discoveries in Science”.

Mailbag: The Lucy exhibit

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Well, my husband and I braved Times Square and went to the exhibit a week ago Sunday. The streets were packed, it was hot and humid -- and in the Discovery...

Fossil access editorial

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The editors of Scientific American offer arguments for greater data and public access to fossils in their current (September 2009) issue: “Fossils for All: S...

Legacy hominids

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Brian Switek reviews the “Lucy’s Legacy” exhibit, now in New York:

Profile: Paleo artist Viktor Deak

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On the occasion of the Lucy exhibit going to New York, Donald McNeil, Jr., profiles artist and reconstructor Viktor Deak. Deak’s 78-foot mural of human evolu...

Lucy Seattle review

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The NY Times has a review of the Pacific Science Center’s Lucy experience, which came to an end this week. They’re blaming the financial loss on Obama:

Don Johanson interview

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Alan Boyle, who writes the “Cosmic Log” feature for MSNBC, has a long interview with Don Johanson. It’s a nice read, which touches on many paleoanthropologic...

Lucy scans

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Reuters has a little story about CT scans of Lucy, done at the University of Texas by John Kappelman and colleagues:

Mysteries of A. afarensis

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In honor of Lucy’s move to Seattle, Alan Boyle has a piece at “Cosmic Log” about Lucy and A. afarensis</a:>. It has a lot of questions and few answers,...