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We’ll, I’ll be a Monkey’s Uncle. Or an Orangutan’s.
January 27, 2010 · 3 Comments

Our Guest blogger today is Dr. Todd Disotell, a professor of anthropology and a molecular primatologist at New York University’s Center for the Study of Human Origins. He will be speaking at HMNS on Feb. 9 at 6:30 p.m. about new molecular analytical techniques and how mapping whole genome sequences has affected what we know […]

Lucy’s Great Mystery: Part 3
November 19, 2009 · 1 Comment

In Part One we learned the frightening facts: Lucy was surrounded by formidable felines. She was too slow to run away and she didn’t have weapons to repel 150 pound leopards or 500 pound  homothere saber-tooths. In Part Two we discussed even more of the fearsome predators surrounding Lucy, and began to discuss how futile fighting […]

Explore Evolution with Lucy’s Legacy
July 13, 2009 · 15 Comments

Lucy’s Legacy, an exhibition featuring the world’s most famous fossil, recently opened at Discovery Times Square Exposition in Times Square, New York. The exhibit will remain on display until October 25, 2009. The Lucy exhibit has been an exciting catalyst for discovery, discussion, and debate within the scientific community. In this series of blogs, Dirk presents […]


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