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The Amazing Ardi

by Kenneth W. Krause.

Kenneth W. Krause is a contributing editor and “Science Watch” columnist for the Skeptical Inquirer. Formerly a contributing editor and books columnist for the Humanist, Kenneth contributes regularly to Skeptic as well. 1,876 more words

Human Evolution

Brain frontal lobes not sole center of human intelligence

Brain frontal lobes not sole center of human intelligence, comparative research suggests

Source: Durham University

Human intelligence cannot be explained by the size of the brain’s frontal lobes, say researchers. 443 more words

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Trivial Pursuits / Words vs. Images

It’s hard to describe thinking in pictures, because it’s not like looking through snapshots or image files. The physical sensation places them on a “screen” just in front of my ears that slices my head vertically. 997 more words

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New Interpretation of Galileo’s Arthritis and Blindness

Read  full  paper  at:http://www.scirp.org/journal/PaperInformation.aspx?PaperID=53899#.VNsFTizQrzE

Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) complained of several disorders during his life, the most important of which were chronic arthritic pains and bilateral blindness. 770 more words

Ian Tattersall, 2012, Masters of the Planet: The Search for Our Human Origins, New York: PalgraveMacMillan.

Sometimes you find a book you really want to read, but didn’t know existed, at a used book store for much less than you would gladly have paid for it, had you found it new. 693 more words

Human Origins

Penghu 1 is a mandible with an interesting discovery; Taiwanese fishermen dredged up the jawbone off the coast of Penghu Channel. The fishermen sold it to a local antique shop, where collector Kun-Yu Tsai purchased and donated it to his collection to the National Museum of Natural Science in Taiwan. 109 more words

Physical Anthropology

Ask a Geologist / Stratigraphy and Fossil Sites

What if paleoanthropologists and archaeologists adopted the visual method of recording and correlating stratigraphy that geologists utilize? Stratigraphy is the sequence of: rock types, formations, time designations for a specific site and lateral correlation with other sites. 103 more words

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