All posts tagged with Tim White

Hominin species and time in peer review

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In 2015, two new hominin species were published: Australopithecus deyiremeda and Homo naledi. One of the criticisms I’ve seen of both discoveries is the idea...

Tim White featured on Science Friday

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Last week, Science Friday posted a great video interview with paleoanthropologist Tim White. The interview is part of their “Desktop Diaries” series, in whic...

Evolution road show

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Don Prothero and Jerry Coyne are evolutionary biologists, who appeared recently in the BBC film, “Conspiracy road trip: creationism”. The film followed a gro...

White on books

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The Browser has up an interview with paleoanthropologist Tim White, focused around his choice of five books to recommend: (“Tim White on prehistoric man”). A...

Mooning hominins

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

Ardipithecus backlash begins

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John Noble Wilford reports in the NY Times on today’s technical comments that challenge various aspects of the interpretation of Ardipithecus.

Tim Time

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Time magazine has named paleoanthropologist Tim White as one of its 2010 top 100 influential people. Sean B. Carroll provides a short profile of White’s rece...

Lomekwi muckraking

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Michael Balter asks a question I’ve hit here a few times: “What ever happened to Kenyanthropus platyops?”

Ardipithecus FAQ

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Today is Ardipithecus day. Eleven papers in tomorrow’s issue of Science describe the research on one exceptional skeleton (numbered ARA-VP-6/500, nicknamed “...