modern human origins
Fragments representing people who lived just before Skhūl and Qafzeh seem outside the expectations for these “early modern humans” or for Neandertals.
A child's skull from Mount Carmel gives an occasion to look at the history of ideas about population mixture.
A skull from Czechia represents an individual from one of the earliest European modern human populations to encounter Neandertals.
A fossil from Bouri, Ethiopia, represents an individual whose skull was processed after his death.
A quote from Phillip Tobias illustrates the strange way that we talk about human variation compared to other species.
Introducing a new preprint in which I examine critically the evidence for a skull thought to be contemporary with Homo naledi.
The divergent A00 haplogroup roots the modern human Y chromosome tree deeper in time.
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
A site first investigated by Eugene Dubois is rediscovered by Kira Westaway and collaborators.
Addressing a widespread misconception about what geneticists are really measuring when they look at population mixture.