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Paige Madison
Historian of paleoanthropology. PhD student , on a Fulbright in Indonesia studying history, science, and the story of Homo floresiensis!
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Replying to @SFH300 @Briemma
It’s all of the above! Fossils like this one are bones and teeth that have gone through a mineralization process, causing them to become fossilized.
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Paige Madison Mar 22
Emerging from a quiet few weeks on twitter with one of my favorite specimens, the Homo erectus maxilla (Sangiran IV). Paleoanthropologist Ralph von Koenigswald's wife hid this fossil in her pocket during WWII, while he was a prisoner of war. 📸 Gerbil/WikiCommons
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Riley 🏴‍☠️ Skeleton Keys! Mar 21
Move over, Burgess Shale. There’s a new Cambrian wonderland in town. Here’s my story, with comments form and :
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PaleoAnthropology+ Mar 17
'Hobbit' human story gets a twist, thanks to thousands of rat bones via
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Jens Notroff Mar 16
"'' human story gets a twist, thanks to thousands of bones" An abundance of remains adds new clues to the fate of the tiny human relative on the |n island of . by via
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Roberto Sáez Mar 16
Neandertal left zygomatic bone NN34 discovered in 2000, that fits onto the Feldhofer cranium from 1856 or Neanderthal-1 (which gave name to the species Homo neanderthalensis). Photo © Smith, Ostendorf Smith, Schmitz 2006, fig.9
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Paige Madison Mar 16
Um these are amazing, I hadn't heard polisi tidur before. I am keeping a running list of my favorites because it's such an awesome language! Let's even just meditate for a moment on how great the direct translation of "tidak apa-apa" is...
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Paige Madison Mar 15
One of my favorite parts about writing in on and the teams' latest work at the Homo floresiensis site is I got to mention her nickname here in Indonesia: Miss Tikus (Miss Rat). On what these rats can tell us about the hobbits:
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Paige Madison Mar 15
in 1947, Arthur Keith admitted defeat in the battle over the Australopiths, writing in “I am now convinced … that Prof. Dart was right and I was wrong.” (Before suggesting they be renamed Dartians because Australopithecine was too much of a mouthful).
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PaleoAnthropology+ Mar 14
A change in our diets may have changed the way we speak via
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PaleoAnthropology+ Mar 14
'Hobbit' human story gets a twist, thanks to thousands of rat bones via
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Ann Gibbons Mar 14
My story on the evolution of the f-word: Ancient switch to soft food gave us an overbite—and the ability to pronounce ‘f’s and ‘v’s
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Paige Madison Mar 14
Replying to @egveatch
Things I never knew I needed in my life: rat gifs.
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Paige Madison Mar 14
The rats of Liang Bua research article is finally out! And it’s open access!
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Aeon Mar 13
To know ourselves, we must first know the Neanderthals
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Human Origins at SI Mar 13
Awesome write-up of research using rats to reconstruct the paleoecology of Liang Bua, home of Homo floresiensis, led by !
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Roberto Sáez Mar 12
'Hobbit' human story gets a twist, thanks to thousands of rat bones by vía
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Paige Madison Mar 13
Replying to @manutdreserves
Thank you :). I was recently wondering how you were doing!
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Jean-Jacques Hublin Mar 12
À Florès il y a 50 000 ans: des hobbits, des rats géants... et peut-être des hommes ⁦
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Elizabeth G Veatch 🐁📚🦉 Mar 12
Pretty amazing to see my first lead-authored research at Liang Bua highlighted in ! in Journal of Human Evolution
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