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February 9th, 2013

Agassiz - Creator or Creationist?

February 09, 2013

Louis Agassiz: Creator of American Science
Author: Christoph Irmscher
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 2013. 448 pp. $35

Reviewed by Kevin Padian in Nature

February 8th, 2013

Ancient sediments to yield secrets

February 08, 2013

A large scale, transdisciplinary research effort seeking to match ocean core samples by drilling into ancient lake sediments will commence in East Africa this summer, it has been announced by Arizona State University and the Institute of human origins.

February 8th, 2013

Crafting stone and hypotheses

February 08, 2013

The changing way we view evidence is a lot like knapping stone to make a tool. We chip away at one idea and shape it into something different. John Shea is a noted archaeologist and iconoclast, arguing“advances” in stone tool technology were responses to particular needs and not necessarily evidence of increased cognition.