Tag Archives: human origins

Josh Robinson—Argentina #1: The Old Monkeys and the New

Editor’s Note: Josh Robinson is a postdoctoral researcher working with IHO on the John Templeton Foundation grant projects.  We are excited to hear about his research in Argentina! When we think of field or museum work, most paleoanthropologists immediately imagine a trip … Continue reading

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Fossil Hunting: Ledi-Geraru, Ethiopia

IHO is excited to launch a new section of the blog this month that will feature scientists and students working at a field site in the Afar Regional State of Ethiopia, called the Ledi-Geraru research area. What is a bit … Continue reading

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John Rowan: Addis Ababa #2—Gelada Anyone?

As hinted at in my last post, I’ve just returned from a weekend trip to Guassa, a cold but lush region of the Ethiopian highlands. While most of IHO’s research focuses on a single, highly specialized primate species (if you … Continue reading

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John Rowan: Addis Ababa #1—The Token Paleontologist

Editor’s Note: John Rowan has previously posted from a field site in Ledi-Gareru and is now working with specimens at the National Museum in Addis Ababa. Just as primary field research is an important component of anthropological work, comparative analysis and … Continue reading

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