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Human Origins In The News 2007

December 2007

Monkeys add up like we do
Nature

Hominid Harems: Big Males Competed for Small Australopithecine Females
Science

Chimp beats students at computer game
Nature

Paleontologists Get X-ray Vision
Science

Dental Evidence Suggests Neandertals Matured Faster Than We Do
Science

November 2007

Molecular and Genomic Data Identify the Closest Living Relative of Primates
Science

Phylogenetic analyses of behavior support existence of culture among wild chimpanzees
PNAS

Pan African culture: Memes and genes in wild chimpanzees
PNAS

Cloned monkey stem cells produced
Nature

Stem cells: Primates join the club
Nature

Watson suspended over comments on race
Nature

October 2007

Biologists come close to cloning primates
Nature

Neanderthals in central Asia and Siberia
Nature
Red-headed Neanderthals? DNA says yes: study

Nariokotome Boy to Go on the Road Despite Protests
Science

September 2007

A New Body of Evidence Fleshes Out Homo erectus
Science

August 2007

Implications of new early Homo fossils from Ileret, east of Lake Turkana, Kenya Spoor et al
Nature

Famous fossil Lucy begins tour: Some experts say itís dangerous gamble
MSNBC

Paleoanthropology: The Fellowship of the Hobbit
Science

New Fossils Challenge Line of Descent in Human Family Tree
Science

Twin fossil find adds twist to human evolution
Nature

Orang-utans are cunning communicators
Nature

Odd Skull Boosts Human, Neandertal Interbreeding Theory
National Geographic

July 2007

Smart apes spit
Nature

Mastodon DNA sequenced
Nature

This chimp is made for walking
Nature

Swingers
The New Yorker

June 2007

Anthropology: Walking on Trees
Science

Origin of Human Bipedalism As an Adaptation for Locomotion on Flexible Branches
Science

Paleoanthropology: Food for Thought
Science

Paleoanthropology: Swapping Guts for Brains
Science

Is it a chimp-help-chimp world?
Nature

Ancient disease resistance made us vulnerable to HIV
Nature

May 2007

Upright orangutans point way to walking
Nature

Ancient DNA: No Sex Please, We're Neandertals
Science

Human ancestors went underground for dinner
Nature

Archaeology: Deep divisions
Nature

April 2007

A Barrel of Monkey Genes
Science

Boom Time for Monkey Research
Science

Genomicists Tackle the Primate Tree
Science

Evolutionary and Biomedical Insights from the Rhesus Macaque Genome
Science

Human-Specific Changes of Genome Structure Detected by Genomic Triangulation
Science

Mobile DNA in Old World Monkeys: A Glimpse Through the Rhesus Macaque Genome
Science

Demographic Histories and Patterns of Linkage Disequilibrium in Chinese and Indian Rhesus Macaques
Science

Evolutionary Formation of New Centromeres in Macaque
Science

Hobbit's Status as a New Species Gets a Hand Up
Science

March 2007

German Law Stirs Concern Illegal Artifacts Will Be Easier to Sell
Science

Robot Suggests How the First Land Animals Got Walking
Science

Report Tells NSF to Think More Boldly
Science

Jurassic Genome
Science

February 2007

Hall of Human Origins opens at the American Museum of Natural History

Spear-Wielding Chimps Seen Hunting Bush Babies
Science

Monkeys hug it out to avoid fights
Nature

Chimps make spears to catch dinner. Wooden weapons are a first in animal kingdom
Nature

Oldest chimp tools found in West Africa
Nature

Ancient DNA solves milk mystery
Nature

January 2007

Palaeontology: Embryonic identity crisis
Nature

Fossil Dealers Launch Research Journal
Science

Palaeontology journal will 'fuel black market'
Academics say published fossil finds should be available for study
Nature

Disbelievers in Evolution
Science letters

The Missing Years for Modern Humans
Science

Late Pleistocene Human Skull from Hofmeyr, South Africa, and Modern Human Origins
Science

Don't wash those fossils! Standard museum practice can wash away DNA
Nature