A new study supported by The Leakey Foundation finds that wild baboons that experience multiple misfortunes during the first years of life grow up to live much shorter adult lives.
The Leakey Foundation
Last month we featured a blog post by Leakey Foundation grantee Samantha Porter. She and her team had recently published an article entitled “A Simple Photogrammetry Rig for the Reliable Creation of 3D Artifact Models in the Field” in the journal Advances in Archaeological Practice. She was nice enough introduce the article to our readers, describing the technique and the importance of “developing… more »
Grants, The Leakey Foundation
This week Paddy Moore and H. Gregory of The Leakey Foundation's grants department are in Atlanta for the annual Paleoanthropology Society and the American Association of Physical Anthropologists conferences being held in the Atlanta Marriott Marquis.
George M. Leader of the University of Pennsylvania describes the importance of long term archaeological research at South Africa’s Cantee Kopje, one of many world heritage sites threatened by diamond mining. Archaeologists working in South Africa are fighting a war on multiple fronts. While the whole world continues its love affair with its favorite stone, the diamond, archaeologists are fighting… more »
Genevieve Housman is a PhD candidate from Arizona State University. She was awarded a Leakey Foundation Research Grant during our fall 2015 cycle for her project entitled “Assessment of DNA methylation patterns in primate skeletal tissues.” My research centers on understanding how epigenetic changes contribute to physical differences in primates. Within primate epigenetics, I am particularly… more »
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