All posts tagged with multiregional evolution

Quote: Two competing hypotheses

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A 2015 review paper on archaic human introgression by Fernando Racimo and coworkers has a wonderfully succinct summary of the modern human origins debate:

The new skull from Dmanisi

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It smells like ashes. Holding it and examining it is really not like the other fossil crania I’ve studied. The other Dmanisi crania strike me as being very l...

Schools of fish, schools of thought

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Kate Shaw enters a report in the science section of Wired on a paper that modeled decision-making in animal groups: “How ignorance could improve group decisi...

The Liang Bua debate, continued

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Note: I wrote this post in 2005. We have learned much since then about the context of the Liang Bua fossils and archaeological record. These have changed the...