All posts tagged with obituaries

Mike Morwood obituary

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Kate Wong notes the death of Mike Morwood, archaeologist, rock art expert, and co-discoverer of the Liang Bua people commonly known as the “hobbits”:

Lewis Binford dies at 80

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Lewis Binford died last Monday. I have been waiting for a good obituary to be published. The Wall Street Journal’s effort (“Archaeologist Binford Dug Beyond ...

Paul Martin

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Sadly, Paul Martin died last month. A reader sent along a remembrance from the University of Arizona. Martin is best known as an advocate for the “overkill” ...

Leigh Van Valen

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I have word that Leigh Van Valen died yesterday. Widely known in evolutionary biology for the “Red Queen hypothesis”, he also contributed to the study of hum...

Phillip Walker

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Last week I heard the sad news that anthropologist Phillip Walker had died, at age 62 of an apparent heart attack. Here is a news story with remembrances fro...