Archive for ‘pakeontology’

December 30, 2016

The Most Popular Science Stories of 2016 – Scientific American

The presidential election took center stage, but our readers were also fascinated by everything from particle physics and rage disorder to autism in girls and the polar vortex

Source: The Most Popular Science Stories of 2016 – Scientific American

October 5, 2016

The Making of California’s Mini-Mammoths – Scientific American Blog Network

A lucky find changes the story of how Channel Islands mammals came to be so small

Source: The Making of California’s Mini-Mammoths – Scientific American Blog Network

September 25, 2016

Unprecedented Genomic Study Shines Light on Ancestry of Indigenous Australians | Genetics, Paleoanthropology | Sci-News.com

The first comprehensive genomic study of Indigenous Australians has revealed that they are indeed the direct descendants of Australia’s earliest settlers and diverged from their Papuan neighbors about 37,000 years ago.

Source: Unprecedented Genomic Study Shines Light on Ancestry of Indigenous Australians | Genetics, Paleoanthropology | Sci-News.com

September 15, 2016

Scientists reveal most accurate depiction of a dinosaur ever created | Elsa Panciroli | Science | The Guardian

Reconstruction is based on studies of a spectacular fossil from China, preserved with skin and pigments intact

Source: Scientists reveal most accurate depiction of a dinosaur ever created | Elsa Panciroli | Science | The Guardian

December 31, 2015

This Immaculately Preserved Beetle Walked with the Dinosaurs – Scientific American Blog Network

You will not look this good in 99 million years

Source: This Immaculately Preserved Beetle Walked with the Dinosaurs – Scientific American Blog Network

December 30, 2015

12 amazing fossil finds of 2015 | Science News

From an ancient sponge ancestor to the Carolina Butcher, scientists learned a lot about life on Earth this year.

Source: 12 amazing fossil finds of 2015 | Science News

December 28, 2015

Archaeological Finds in El Salvador Tell a Whole Different Tale about Maya Society – Scientific American

Artifacts uncovered by the Cerén dig suggest Maya citizens enjoyed certain freedoms when trading and making societal decisions

Source: Archaeological Finds in El Salvador Tell a Whole Different Tale about Maya Society – Scientific American

November 26, 2015

Neanderthals & humans evolved by accident via genetic drift – EvoAnth

Human and Neanderthal skulls appear to have evolved by “chance”, developing due to genetic drift rather than natural selection.

Source: Neanderthals & humans evolved by accident via genetic drift – EvoAnth

November 22, 2015

Top human evolution discoveries of last week (22/11/15) – EvoAnth

Another week goes by, another boat load of research on our ancestors. Here are the highlights: With all the excitement

Source: Top human evolution discoveries of last week (22/11/15) – EvoAnth

November 1, 2015

ExposingReligion Blog – The Complete Human Evolution Evidence Database