This week on my ResearchBlogging.org column: Could there be evidence of a second type of bipedalism in the hominid family tree? Possibly—though the evidence is scant.
In the 17th-century, although the English had the opportunity, they chose not to make land on Cuba. They bypassed the island because they saw flickering lights that they believed were the campfires of the Spanish...
Don't get riled up on March 15th. The Ides have yet to come!
Do me a favor: Go open your refrigerator and look at the labels on your condiments. Alternatively, if you're at work, open your drawer and flip through your stash of condiment packets...
Featured this week in my ResearchBlogging.org column: At Powered by Osteons , Kristina Killgrove has a fantastic seasonal post up on the symbolism of eggs and their role in burials.
What are you doing next Thursday? I'll tell you what—if you live in the New York City area, you're going to the #NYCSciTweetUp!Join the gang on March 29th, at the Peculier Pub in NYC for an informal evening of science and networking....
No, really. What would you do? What scents would you miss the most? Freshly laundered sheets? A certain perfume or cologne worn by someone you care about?
Earlier this week, Bora Zivkovic revealed the cover design for the annual anthology of the best science writing on the Web. A hearty congratulations to all who made this edition.Design by Jason Heuer (click to see larger)...
On March 20th, 2012 at 1:14 AM EST the vernal equinox occurred. It actually may have occurred on March 19th depending on where you are, but still, allow me to wish you a very Happy Spring in the Northern Hemisphere!...
Editor s Selections: Grave Goods, Mother-Fetus Burials, Taste, Ornaments, Hallucinations, And Fig Cakes
Featured in my ResearchBlogging.org column this week: At Bones Don’t Lie , Katy Meyers discusses what we can learn from grave goods. Kristina Killgrove examines biological and cultural processes of childbirth via the lens of mother-fetus burials at Powered By Osteons...
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