#FridayReads–Lone Survivors: How We Came To Be The Only Humans On Earth (2012)

Out of all our ancestral hominin species, why are Homo sapiens the sole survivors? Paleoanthropologist, Chris Stringer, addresses this question through a series of fossil finds, genetic tools, and dating methods from archaeological excavations. Although this publication is five years old, it is still relevant in regards to recent analysis of interspecies genetic exchange and… Read More #FridayReads–Lone Survivors: How We Came To Be The Only Humans On Earth (2012)

Greetings fellow hominins!

I will officially launch Modern Hominin on January 27th, so stayed tuned for an intriguing #FridayRead! hom·i·nin /ˈhäməˌnin/ noun: a primate of a taxonomic tribe ( Hominini ), which comprises those species regarded as human, directly ancestral to humans, or very closely related to humans. This includes members of the genera Homo, Australopithecus, Paranthropus and Ardipithecus)