Journal Article, In the News
A cache of exquisitely preserved bones, found in a coal mine in the state of Gujarat, India, appear to be the most primitive primate bones yet discovered, according to an analysis led by researchers from The Johns Hopkins University and Des Moines University, funded in part by a grant from The Leakey Foundation.
Guest Post, Being Human
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….
The Leakey Foundation, Origin Stories
The Leakey Foundation's Origin Stories podcast was selected as a finalist in the Science Media Awards for excellence in the category "Audible Science: Radio and Podcasts."
The Leakey Foundation, Guest Post, Being Human
The evidence that we were not only born to run but also evolved to run comes from abundant fossil and archaeological data.
Come learn about the fascinating lives of female chimpanzees with Chicago Council on Science and Technology (C2ST) and The Leakey Foundation. Female apes are often overshadowed by their larger, more boisterous male counterparts. The subtlety of social behavior in female chimpanzees belies a complex set of strategies that allow them to navigate the costs and benefits of group life. By combining decades… more »
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