View Full Version : How Homo Naledi Is Changing Human Origins

03-31-2018, 12:33 PM
John Hawks delivers this presentation



04-03-2018, 10:48 PM
Great video at the first link. Every paleoanthropologist promotes his or her own discovery as a game changer for human evolution, but I judge the reliability of new claims based on how well they fit the existing models. Rewriting the story of human evolution requires a re-analysis of the whole body of evidence, and one fossil is unlikely to make a big difference, in part because the date of any given fossil is uncertain, and the fossils tend to be far from a complete skeleton.

Oliver D. Smith
04-12-2018, 01:26 PM
They annoyingly keep naming these things different species, when there's no evidence, or even a reliable test for this.