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Chimps using tools: Archaeology’s most fascinating discovery of 2007
January 29, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Chimps using tools: Archaeology’s most fascinating discovery of 2007 In its January/February 2008 issue, Archaeology Magazine listed what it thought were the top 10 discoveries of 2007. Among these was the discovery of tool use by ancient chimpanzees. A team of researchers led by Dr. Julio Mercader of the University of Calgary in Alberta undertook […]

A Letter From Lucy: Making no bones about it. (Pun intended)
January 25, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

The other day, I got a visit from Mike. He seemed to be quite an upstanding guy. My kind, really. I had always wondered what would happen to my family. Would they thrive? Would they all be eaten by wild animals before they got a chance to leave Africa? So many questions and no answers. […]

Discovering behavior: a step-by-step process
January 14, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

 As discussed in my last entry, the process of tool making has left us lots of clues to the behavior of some of our ancestors. Some of the best information – as it gives us a window into how a species thinks – is the manufacturing process itself. By continuously experimenting and by observing those […]


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