Bones and Stones

I Married a Neanderthal

I Married a Neanderthal

Two-hundred to two-hundred and fifty thousand years ago sub-humans walked throughout Europe. They were eventually called Neanderthals and evolved into human life as we know it today through the mating process. Scientists believe they have recovered a skull in northern Israel which is significant to that evolutionary change. They believe that this is the first […]

Academic Response to ‘The Forest People’

Academic Response to ‘The Forest People’

Anthropologist Colin M. Turnbull’s book: The Forest People discusses the BaMbuti Pygmies that live in the dense rainforests of central Africa. The BaMbuti Pygmies have been written about for centuries, and it is possible that they are among the earliest inhabitants of the Ituri Rainforest. The Ituri Rainforest is located in the modern-day Democratic Republic […]

New Evidence Dismisses Hobbit Human Discovery

New Evidence Dismisses Hobbit Human Discovery

In the search for the origins of mankind, the discovery of a tiny human-like creature was an exciting and unexpected find. In 2003, excavation of Liang Bua Cave, on the island of Flores in Indonesia uncovered what scientists called ‘the most important find in human evolution for 100 years.’ Excavation of a nearly complete skeleton, […]

New Arctic Dwarf Dinosaur not a Dwarf

New Arctic Dwarf Dinosaur not a Dwarf

Now is an exciting time on the front of paleontology; last week, the dinosaur Torvosaurus gurneyi topped the new-discovery charts, and this week, Nanuqsaurus hoglundi took center stage. The new arrival isn’t so new—Nanuqsaurus hoglundi lived 70 million years ago. Nanuqsaurus was a Tyrannosaur, belonging to the same family as everyone’s favorite Tyrannosaur, T. Rex. […]