[Nate Dominy and a Hadza hunter.]   Nate was one of a couple of male researchers that made the female researchers (including me) breakfast for "National Women's Day" (on August 9, 2005) at the Transvaal Museum's Researchers' Residence in Pretoria, South Africa. That basically means he's awesome. :)

[Nate Dominy and a Hadza hunter.] Nate was one of a couple of male researchers that made the female researchers (including me) breakfast for "National Women's Day" (on August 9, 2005) at the Transvaal Museum's Researchers' Residence in Pretoria, South Africa. That basically means he's awesome. :)

A non-intuitive link filed under "the importance of aggregates." Mineral Information Institute

A non-intuitive link filed under "the importance of aggregates." Mineral Information Institute

Joe Henrich and his colleagues are shaking the foundations of psychology and economics—and hoping to change the way social scientists think about human behavior and culture.

Joe Henrich and his colleagues are shaking the foundations of psychology and economics—and hoping to change the way social scientists think about human behavior and culture.

Don Johanson (of "Lucy" fame) and Richard Leakey. There's just something a little bit creepy and Cheney-esque about Johanson in this pic.

Don Johanson (of "Lucy" fame) and Richard Leakey. There's just something a little bit creepy and Cheney-esque about Johanson in this pic.

Claire Taschdjian, the author, was secretary to the director of the facility where Peking Man was stored. She was responsible for seeing that the fossils were correctly packed for transport. She was, therefore, one of the last persons known ever to have seen Peking Man. Additional MaterialIncludes eight pages of archival photographs and a newly commissioned essay by Russell Ciochon (AKA: Me>> K. Lindsay Eaves), Dept of Anthropology at UI, on the True and Truly Bizarre Story of the Peking…

Claire Taschdjian, the author, was secretary to the director of the facility where Peking Man was stored. She was responsible for seeing that the fossils were correctly packed for transport. She was, therefore, one of the last persons known ever to have seen Peking Man. Additional MaterialIncludes eight pages of archival photographs and a newly commissioned essay by Russell Ciochon (AKA: Me>> K. Lindsay Eaves), Dept of Anthropology at UI, on the True and Truly Bizarre Story of the Peking…

Leakey Foundation Co-Founder Joan Travis, with "Leakey's Angels": Birute Galdikas, Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey.    Within its first decade of existence, The Leakey Foundation provided grants to many of the seminal studies that inform our understanding of human prehistory, such as the field research and discoveries of Louis, Mary, and Richard Leakey; Don Johanson; Jane Goodall; Dian Fossey; and Birute Galdikas. The Leakey Foundation continues to support the significant studies of…

Leakey Foundation Co-Founder Joan Travis, with "Leakey's Angels": Birute Galdikas, Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey. Within its first decade of existence, The Leakey Foundation provided grants to many of the seminal studies that inform our understanding of human prehistory, such as the field research and discoveries of Louis, Mary, and Richard Leakey; Don Johanson; Jane Goodall; Dian Fossey; and Birute Galdikas. The Leakey Foundation continues to support the significant studies of…

E-Books in Museum Publishing.    mcn-pro-epubcompressed by Liz Neely via Slideshare

E-Books in Museum Publishing. mcn-pro-epubcompressed by Liz Neely via Slideshare

Judges appointed by NSF and Science will select winners in five categories: Photography, Illustration, Posters & Graphics, Games & Apps, and Video. The winning entries will appear in a special section of Science (with one entry chosen for the front cover) and be hosted at ScienceMag.org and NSF.gov. In addition, each winner will receive a one-year online subscription to Science and a certificate of appreciation. If you are interested in participating, please familiarize yourself with the…

Judges appointed by NSF and Science will select winners in five categories: Photography, Illustration, Posters & Graphics, Games & Apps, and Video. The winning entries will appear in a special section of Science (with one entry chosen for the front cover) and be hosted at ScienceMag.org and NSF.gov. In addition, each winner will receive a one-year online subscription to Science and a certificate of appreciation. If you are interested in participating, please familiarize yourself with the…

To the farmer, soil is where crops grow.  To the engineer, soil is a foundation to build.  To the ecologist, soil supports and connects ecosystems.  To the archaeologist, soil holds clues to past cultures.  To craftspeople, like potters, soil provides clay to make things.  To the soil scientist, soil is all of these things.

To the farmer, soil is where crops grow. To the engineer, soil is a foundation to build. To the ecologist, soil supports and connects ecosystems. To the archaeologist, soil holds clues to past cultures. To craftspeople, like potters, soil provides clay to make things. To the soil scientist, soil is all of these things.

From stolen moon rocks to the skin of a sea monster, many of science's most intriguing treasures have gone missing. Finding them could answer important questions about life on Earth and where humans came from.

From stolen moon rocks to the skin of a sea monster, many of science's most intriguing treasures have gone missing. Finding them could answer important questions about life on Earth and where humans came from.

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