ever oulala NY books, still the idiot darwin cultist…

For all its oulala sophistique the NY books has been consistently brain dead on the subject of darwinism. A paean to Darwin is not needed at this point. NY books has the resources to easily review the paradigm shift on evolution underway without the dreary eulogical ad infinitum of this, and most other, fashionable rags.

Darwin’s name sells? Sounds right about being wrong…

Darwin’s name sells

Source: Charles Darwin: The Brilliant Plodder | by David Quammen | The New York Review of Books

Humanity’s Origin Story Just Got More Complicated, and Fascinating | Portside

Human evolution was messy, with multiple human species living and interbreeding at the same time, in a convoluted process that eventually led to us. Such is the emerging narrative in anthropology, and it’s a theory now bolstered by three fascinating new studies released today.

Source: Humanity’s Origin Story Just Got More Complicated, and Fascinating | Portside

Lucy had an ape-like brain: Three-million-year-old brain imprints show that Australopithecus afarensis infants may have had a long dependence on caregivers — 

A new study led by paleoanthropologists reveals that Lucy’s species Australopithecus afarensis had an ape-like brain. However, the protracted brain growth suggests that — as is the case in humans — infants may have had a long dependence on caregivers.

Source: Lucy had an ape-like brain: Three-million-year-old brain imprints show that Australopithecus afarensis infants may have had a long dependence on caregivers — ScienceDaily

Human evolution: The astounding new story of the origin of our species | New Scientist

Forget the simple out-of-Africa idea of how humans evolved. A huge array of fossils and genome studies has completely rewritten the story of how we came into being.

Source: Human evolution: The astounding new story of the origin of our species | New Scientist