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October 23rd, 2014

Living High

October 23, 2014

Human residence at high altitude for prolonged periods is confirmed in a Podcast issued by the journal Science this week.

October 23rd, 2014

Oldest Human Genome Reported

October 23, 2014

The finding of the oldest human genetic material is reported this week. A femoral shaft (thigh bone without ends to fit with hip and knee)was found in Siberia and dated to 45,000 years ago.

October 23rd, 2014

Revisiting the Hobbit

October 23, 2014

On the tenth anniversary of the announcement of a close human relative, Homo floresiensis, nicknamed The Hobbit, noted paleoanthropologist Chris Stringer revisits the find in an article in Nature this week.