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Thu, Dec 15, 2016 New research conducted by scientists at the University of York reveals for the first time that Europe's earliest humans did not use fire for cooking, but had a balanced diet of meat and plants -- all eaten raw.by Dan Mc Lerran Thu, Jul 14, 2016 A promontory on the island of Naxos in the Greek Cyclades could hold some answers to questions about the passage of early humans and even earlier hominins through the Cyclades in the Mediterranean. (2006): A juvenile early hominin skeleton from Dikika, Ethiopia. (1999): Australopithecus garhi: a new species of early hominid from Ethiopia. But tomorrow, I migrate over to my new habitat at National Geographic, to join Carl Zimmer, Virginia Hughes and Brian Switek in the new Phenomena collective.Thanks to everyone at Discover for their support during a great run, and I’m sure that the new folks, and the new bloggers like Keith Kloor, will continue the magazine and website’s great legacy.Thu, May 26, 2016 A piece of international research led by the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country has retrieved the mitogenome of a fossil belonging to the first Homo sapiens population in Europe.
“We never had the chance to recover the face of Lucy, but the Dikika child is an almost complete skeleton, which gives you an impression of how children looked 3.3 million years ago.” [Ape that lived in Europe 7 million years ago could be human ancestor, controversial study suggests] The fossil, also called “Selam” — “peace” in the Ethiopian Amharic language — has revealed numerous insights into our early human relatives.Here is a selection of recent discoveries and other developments in paleoanthropology: Abbate E., Albianelli A., Azzaroli A., Benvenuti M., Tesfamariam B., Bruni P. (1998): A one-million-year-old Homo cranium from the Danakil (Afar) depression of Eritrea. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 7-42. Blog transitions are always annoying things, and there’s always a proportion of readers who get lost in the jump. For new readers, this collection of “missing links” rounds up fascinating stuff I find around the internet, and appears every Saturday.If you’ve enjoyed what I’ve written here, could you please help by drumming up some interest in these first days and weeks. It’s separated into Top Picks (the best stuff), Science/News/Writing (science writing), Heh/Wow/Huh (silliness, satire, photos, videos), and Journalism/Internet/Society (a miscellany of my other interests). Top picks “Restless genes” by David Dobbs, about the genetics and other factors behind the human urge to explore, is one of the best science stories of the year, let alone the week. That’s because they’re the most ridiculously hyped concept in neuroscience. Jeff Ingram repeatedly gets total amnesia, but his wife is his memory. NASA’s going to punch the moon with robots Impressive: conservationists have eradicated all rats from Rabada Island in the Galapagos. The Bizarre, Beetle-Biased World of Social Insect Exploitation A superb post by Dana Hunter on Mt St Helens’ legendary explosion.