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All That Death: the Reality of Studying Human Evolution

I have always been interested in ancient people. Who were they? What was life like? I’ve had obsessions with Vikings, bog bodies, and Ötzi (the Ice Man). For me it was a natural progression of interest into those species that … Continue reading

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Who Were the Neandertals?

So now that we know how and when the Neandertals evolved (from an earlier post), let’s talk about who they were and how they behaved. Physically, they were in very many ways similar to us. They were different too, but … Continue reading

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Neandertal Evolution

I think a good place to start is with TIME. Oftentimes people are unclear on timescale. I know I was about a lot of things before I started really studying this stuff. I still sometimes need to check Wikipedia real … Continue reading

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Human evolution 101

This is not a blog for Paleoanthropologists to talk to each other. We have scientific journals and conferences for that. And although I hope they stop by and share their feedback on ways to make this blog better, this is a … Continue reading

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