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Why Do Young Earth Creationists Only Know Of Lucy?

Adam Benton from EvoAnth has published an interesting paper where he tries to understand why Young Earth Creationists are consistently ignorant of other fossil hominids. To help answer his question, he analyzed how three prominent creationist websites are represent the hominin fossil record. 209 more words

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Questions About the Number of Human Species 1.8 Million Years Ago

My novel, Hearts in Ruin, asks whether human civilization fluctuated more than we realize within the hundred-thousand-year span to the present. But that span is just a fraction of the time men and women have walked the Earth, and the silent mysteries of that span still await discovery.  661 more words

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Questions About the Number of Human Species 1.8 Million Years Ago

My novel, Hearts in Ruin, asks whether human civilization fluctuated more than we realize within the hundred-thousand-year span to the present. But that span is just a fraction of the time men and women have walked the Earth, and the silent mysteries of that span still await discovery.  661 more words

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Three hands for the Neandertals

Together with Marina Lozano (IPHES), this week we have published a JASs Forum on a speculative hypothesis concerning the use of the mouth in support to praxis and handling in Neandertals and their ancestors, as evidenced through the analysis of their… 393 more words

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