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Revealing the Link
"Ida is the most complete early primate fossil ever found, and scientists believe that she could be one of our earliest
science  evolution  ida  multimedia  archaeology  paleontology  prehistoric  missinglink 
may 2009 by robertogreco
Paleontologist as rock star: How one tiny fossil sparked a media circus |
"But almost as dazzling as the find itself was the way in which it was unveiled. The announcement was made with great fanfare at the Museum of Natural History in New York, and coincided with a peer-reviewed article about the discovery. And like any good reality television star, Hurum was thinking “cross-platform”: his team has a sleek website, an exclusive interview arrangement with ABC News, a book aimed at mainstream audiences, a deal with the History Channel, and a full-length movie about little “Ida.”"
ida  evolution  science  fanfare  media  archaeology  paleontology  prehistoric  missinglink 
may 2009 by robertogreco
BBC NEWS | Science & Environment | German 'Venus' may be oldest yet
"A remarkable ivory carving is arguably the oldest sculpture of a human figure yet found, scientists say."
art  arthistory  history  sculpture  prehistoric 
may 2009 by robertogreco
Atlas of the Human Journey - The Genographic Project
"seeking to chart new knowledge about the migratory history of the human species by using sophisticated laboratory and computer analysis of DNA contributed by hundreds of thousands of people from around the world. In this unprecedented and real-time resea
history  genetics  maps  evolution  science  human  dna  timelines  storytelling  migration  anthropology  paleontology  humans  ethnography  environment  mapping  visualization  prehistoric  ancienthistory 
june 2008 by robertogreco

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