Rising Star cave system
The study of the underground landscape enters a new phase with evidence of charcoal and burned animal bone in deep chambers.
A new paper from our team led by Zachary Cofran looks at the immature ilium that is currently the most complete pelvic fragment of Homo naledi.
Our team uncovered the tiny skull in a near-impossible crevice deep in the cave system.
A humerus from the Dinaledi Chamber gives some insight into the behavior of Homo naledi.
A chapter that presents some of the key topics shaping our continuing investigations of the Rising Star cave system.
A lecture in 2020 covering some of the latest research and new questions arising from the Rising Star cave system.
We put together excavation records, 3D imagery, and laboratory analysis of bones and teeth to understand the preservation of a skeleton from the Dinaledi Chamber.
I am feeling really honored to have one of my photos of Neo included as one of Cosmos magazine’s “Top 10 science images of 2017” [https://cosmosmagazine.com/biology/top-10-science-images-of-2017]. It’s the frontal view of the Neo skull. I’ve always thought that human evolutionary science has some
An article written for American Scientist gives the current state of our research into the biology of this species.
An exchange of views in the Journal of Human Evolution includes an examination of evidence about how skeletons ended up in the Dinaledi Chamber.