Ancient people left a bone bed of bison killed in two seasons and butchered at the site with expedient tools.
Recently, I delivered a lecture to the American Society for Human Genetics, focusing on the African record of human origins. It was a great privilege to speak to more than 5000 members of this professional organization, together with other distinguished experts on African genetic variation and health. Here I share
Gerrit van den Bergh and coworkers describe dental remains and a jaw from Mata Menge, 700,000 years ago.
An article by Wil Roebroeks and Paola Villa argues that fire was not present in Europe before 400,000 years ago.
A National Geographic documentary program prompts questions about some fossils from South Africa with large body size estimates.