Meet Leakey Foundation grantee Dr. Mareike Janiak and learn about primate dietary adaptation, digestion, genomics. Dig deeper into Mareike’s work on primates’ ability to digest insects.
Meet Leakey Foundation Francis H. Brown Scholar Dr. Patrick Gathogo and learn what the age, composition, and origins of rocks tell us about our evolution.
Meet Leakey Foundation grantee Dr. Marcelo Tejedor and learn about searching from Patagonia to the heart of the Amazon for the earliest fossil primates in South America.
Meet Leakey Foundation grantee Dr. Bence Viola and learn about the Neanderthals of Chagyrskaya Cave.
Meet Dr. Carol Ward, a scientist from the Leakey Foundation, and hear from her what fossils tell us about the evolution of the way we move and more!
Meet Leakey Foundation grantee Dr. Erin Vogel and learn about orangutan diet, nutrition, and conservation in this special Earth Day episode.
Meet Baldwin Fellowship Scholar Onja Razafindratsima and learn about the complex interaction between lemurs and their environment. She also discusses lemur conservation in Madagascar.
Fossils in the ‘Cradle of Humankind’ may be more than a million years older than previously thought (EurekAlert 06/27/22)
The earth doesn’t give up its secrets easily – not even in the “Cradle of Humankind” in South Africa, where a wealth of fossils relating to human evolution have been found.
Scientists reconstruct Mediterranean silver trade, from Trojan War to Roman Republic (EurekAlert 04/07/21)
Scientists have reconstructed the Eastern Mediterranean silver trade, over a period including the traditional dates of the Trojan War, the founding of Rome, and the destruction of Solomon’s Temple in Jerusalem
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have used virtual reality and 3D eye-tracking technology to examine what drew the attention of the visitors when entering the stunning environment of an ancient Roman house. The team recreated the House of Greek Epigrams in 3D and tracked the gaze of study participants as they viewed the home.
A multidisciplinary research team of geneticists, archeologists and historians, including researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, obtained and studied the first ancient genomes from the most important Avar elite sites discovered in contemporary Hungary