Athena Review: Recent Finds in Archaeology: Paleoanthropology in the News

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Paleoanthropology in the News:

  • Orrorin tugenensis: "6 Million Year Old Orrorin proposed as Earliest Hominid" (AR 3,1); "Mankind's Earliest Ancestor" 12/04/00 ABC News

  • Ardipithecus ramidus kadabba: "Earlier Ardipithecus Compounds 'Chimp or Human Ancestor' Puzzle" (AR 3,1); "Earliest Ancestor: Teeth, Bones from 5 Million- Year-Old- Hominid Uncovered" 7/11/01      ABC News

  • Kenyanthropus platyops: "A New Face Joins the Family: Flat-faced Hominid Throws the Human Lineage into Confusion" ABC News

  • "Ancient Roots for an African Language?"  10/22/01 inScight

  • "Researchers Zero in on date of Early Hominids 11/08/01

  • "Pre-Neanderthal Humans Developed Social Skills Earlier than Thought" 9/14/01

  • "Researchers find 5,300-year-old 'Iceman' had tummy bug" 10/24/01 Ananova

  • "In the Kingdom of Gorillas: Fragile Species in a Dangerous Land" 9/26/01 Environmental News Network

Featured news links: PaleoIndians: the first humans in the New World

  • "Texas Site Suggests Link with European Upper Paleolithic" 2000  Mammoth Trumpet
  • Central Oregon's Great Basin Region has potential for Pleistocene Sites" 2000  Mammoth Trumpet
  • "Why the Big Animals went down in the Pleistocene: Was it just the Climate?" 11/08/01
  • "Blame North America Megafauna Extinction on Climate Change, Not Human Ancestors" 10/25/01

Topics in Paleoanthropology: News Archives

For more information, see:

Guide to Archaeology on the Internet

Articles in AR on Recent Finds in Paleoanthropology & Paleontology

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