Tag: University of Poitiers
Fossil Friday: Sahelanthropus, to Be or Not to Be Bipedal
On the morning of July 19, 2001, French scientist Alain Beauvilain and three Chadian colleagues discovered a fossil cranium in the dunes of the Sahara Desert.
Newly Published Analysis Refutes Claims that Sahelanthropus tchadensis Was Human Ancestor
What happened to the femur? Did the original discoverers hold on to the bones to stonewall an analysis with a conclusion they didn’t like?
Cambrian Explosion Blues
Here’s a sampling of the latest speculations about the Cambrian explosion.