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Clarity: Simple. Transparent. Social. Sustainable.Clarity: Simple. Transparent. Social. Sustainable.

My personal passion has always been around the integration of different lea...

 


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Marks on ancient fossilised bones that were thought to prove humans were using ancient tools 3.4 million years ago could just be crocodile bites, according to new research. Linear marks and pits on a 2.5 million-year-old ungulate leg bone from Bouri...

(View of Table mountain from our Air bnb.)On our second day in Cape Town we had again too many things planned.  First hiking Table Mountain and then a visit to the Ostrich Farm, unfortunately we had to cancel the Ostrich Farm visit as our t...

New genetic data bear witness to transatlantic ties severed by slavery and triangular trade. Scientists from the Anthropologie Moléculaire et Imagerie de Synthèse (CNRS/Université Toulouse III -- Paul Sabatier/Paris Descartes University) and Ecolo...

Every day, information washes over the world like so much weather. From casual conversations, tweets, texts, emails, advertisements and news stories, humanity processes countless discrete pieces of socially transmitted information. Paleoanthropologi...

In the Horn of Africa Christianity spread very early on, consolidating itself after the edict of Constantine who, in 313 AD, decriminalized Christian worship. An Italo-Eritrean mission has found the remains of two early Christian churches dating back...

Human populations feature a broad palette of skin tones. But until now, few genes have been shown to contribute to normal variation in skin color, and these had primarily been discovered through studies of European populations. A Penn-led team ident...

Paleontologists working in Tanzania have identified a new species of hyaenodont, a type of extinct meat-eating mammal. Paleontologists have discovered a new species of meat-eating mammal  [Credit: NSF/Ohio University]After the extinction of th...