Archives for China

12.11.18

New Dates for Ancient Stone Tools in China

Journal Article
You probably think of new technologies as electronics you can carry in a pocket or wear on a wrist. But some of the most profound technological innovations in human evolution have been made out of stone. For most of the time that humans have been on Earth, we’ve chipped stone into useful shapes to make tools for all kinds of work.
08.07.18

Grantee Spotlight: Steffen Mischke

Grantee Spotlight
Steffen Mischke of the University of Iceland, Reykjavík, was awarded a Leakey Foundation Research Grant during our fall 2017 cycle for his project entitled "Environment of early hominins outside of Africa:  The Nihewan Basin."
10.04.16

From the Field: Mathew Fox

From the Field
Mathew Fox was awarded a Leakey Foundation Research grant in the spring of 2016 for his project entitled “Paleoenvironments of Homo erectus occupations in the Luonan Basin, China." Here he updates us on his 2016 field season.
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."