Lunch Break Science is a weekly online series featuring short lectures or interviews with Leakey Foundation scientists Meet Leakey Foundation scientist Andrew Bernard and learn about the effects of climate change on primates, including orangutans.
The first partial skull of a child of Homo naledi begins to give us insight into all stages of life of this remarkable species
Not even extreme cold stopped the first modern humans from settling in Iberia’s interior (Phys.org 03/11/21)
In western Europe, the contested region is the Iberian Peninsula, considered the last region to be occupied by modern humans as they spread throughout Eurasia
Archaeologists have mapped Karakorum, the capital of the Mongolian Empire using advanced geophysical methods
Underwater Archaeologists have discovered a Maya canoe during works for the Maya Train, a multi-billion-dollar project through five southern Mexican states
To their great surprise, the researchers found that the Tarim Basin mummies were not newcomers to the region at all, but rather appear to be direct descendants of a once widespread Pleistocene population that had largely disappeared by the end of the last Ice Age
The find transforms previous understanding of Mesoamerican civilization origins and the relationship between the Olmec and the Maya people
Footprints left by pre-humans, dating back at least six million years ago has been identified by researchers on the island of Crete
Lunch Break Science is a weekly online series featuring short lectures or interviews with Leakey Foundation scientists Lunch Break Science #35 | Shanti Pappu Thursday, October 21, 2021 11 am Pacific Meet Leakey Foundation grantee Shanti Pappu and learn about the prehistory and archaeology at the stratified site of Attirampakkam in India.
Felled trees and cosmic rays reveal when L’Anse aux Meadows was occupied
Bronze Age riders trotted out their new mounts in the western Eurasian steppe
Penn State researchers have used satellite data to identify areas in coastal southwest Madagascar where indigenous foragers altered their surroundings