I've been getting good response on my call for job listings, focusing on academic jobs directed toward biological and archaeological anthropologists. The job postings page has several new entries over the last week, including jobs in the States and the U.K. I'll be making a permanent sidebar link to the job listings soon, and in the meantime please make sure I hear about your jobs.
For years, I've worked on their bones. Now I'm working on their genes. Read more about the science studying these ancient people.
From a finger bone of an ancient human came the record of a completely unexpected population. My lab is working on the science of the Denisova genome.
The advent of agriculture caused natural selection to speed up greatly in humans. We're uncovering some of the ways that populations have rapidly changed during the last 10,000 years.