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Eastern edge of the Hanzhong Basin in the Southern Qinling Mountains. This area is rich in Paleolithic sites believed to associated with H. erectus occupations, some may date to 1.2 - 1.5 Ma. 08.30.16

Grantee Spotlight: Mathew Fox

Grantee Spotlight
Mathew Fox, PhD candidate from the University of Arizona, was awarded a Leakey Foundation Research Grant during our spring 2016 cycle for his project entitled “Paleoenvironments of Homo erectus occupations in the Luonan Basin, China.”
Dr. Wang Shejiang of the Chinese Academy of Science’s Institute for Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology explaining the location of … more »
Raoul surveying the forest 08.17.16

Grantee Spotlight: Evelyn Pain

Grantee Spotlight
Evelyn Pain is currently a PhD candidate at Stony Brook University. She was awarded a Leakey Foundation Research Grant during our spring 2016 cycle for her project entitled "Functions of male woolly monkey morphological variation in Yasuní, Ecuador."
Being Human blog marathon featured 08.15.16

Being Human: Born and Evolved to Run

Being Human, Guest Post
Running. Some people love it, getting in the zone and enjoying that “runner’s high”. Some people tolerate it as a necessary way to stay fit. Others, and I admit I’m in this camp, can’t see the appeal, unless they’re being chased by some terrifying beast or a swarm of bees….