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Fossil Men

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Really great ead Amazing background on paleonto. #A behind the scenes account of the discovery of the oldest skeleton of a human named Ardi #behind the scenes account of the discovery of the oldest skeleton of human ancestor named Ardi find that shook the world of paleoanthropology and adically altered our understanding of human evolutionIn 1994 a team led by fossil hunting legend Tim White the Steve Jobs of paleoanthropology uncovered the bones of a human ancestor in Ethiopia's Afar egion Radiometric dating of nearby ocks indicated the skeleton classified as Ardipithecus amidus was 44 million years old than a million years older than Lucy then the oldest known human ancestor The findings Challenged Many Assumptions About Human many assumptions about human how we started walking upright how we evolved our nimble hands and most significantly wheth. Logy told in a "Gripping Way That Elucidates Polit. Er We Were Descended "way that elucidates polit. Er we were descended an ancestor that Filosofía e inmanencia resembled today's chimpanzee andepudiated a half century of paleoanthropological orthodoxyFossil Men is the first full length exploration of Ardi the fossil men who found her and her impact on what we know about the origins of the human species It is a scientific detective story played out in anatomy and #the natural history of the human body Kermit Pattison brings into focus a cast of eccentric obsessive scientists including one #natural history of the human body Kermit Pattison brings into focus a cast of eccentric obsessive scientists including one the world's greatest fossil hunters Tim White an exacting and unforgiving fossil hunter whose virtuoso skills in the field were matched only by
his propensity for 
propensity for enemies; Gen Suwa a Japanese savant who sometimes didn't. ,
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Ics and the personal to show #HOW SCIENCE IS MADE. BOTHER #science made. Bother home at night to devote hours to science; Owen Lovejoy a onetime creationist turned paleoanthropologist; Berhane Asfaw who survived imprisonment and torture to become Ethiopia's most senior paleoanthropologist and who fought for African scientists to gain eual footing in the study of human origins; and the Leakeys for decades the most famous family in paloanthropologyAn intriguing tale of scientific discovery obsession and ivalry that moves from the sun baked desert of Africa and a nation caught in a brutal civil war to modern high tech labs and academic lecture halls Fossil Men is popular science at its best and a must Murder in Gutenthal read for fans of Jared Diamond Richard Dawkins and Edward O Wilson.