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Curtis Marean penned the cover story for the August 2015 issue of Scientific American. On the newstands now or read online (subscription or single-use fee required). Listen to an interview with Marean on KERA, Dallas public radio about how humans are "The most invasive species of all." Marean is the featured speaker for IHO's second "salon" at The Explorers Club in NYC on November 13, 2015. Read more about the event.
IHO affiliate Sarah Mathew and ASU anthropologist Charles Perreault have found that social learning, not environment, is behind the diversity of human behavior. Read more.
Science magazine tapped IHO research associate Kim Hill to pen a best-practices editorial essay on dealing with emerging isolated tribes.
Inaugural issue of coastal science magazine features Curtis Marean's Mossel Bay research. Includes video interviews.
Read the Hakai Magazine article
A Human Climate video provides an understanding into how field research combines with laboratory analysis to create new knowledge about our human origins.
Don Johanson is interviewed by Dr. Biologist about "Lucy" for the 40th anniversary of this historic discovery.
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Don Johanson will be among the first ASU faculty to offer a course in ASU's Global Freshman Academy, a first-of-its-kind program that offers a unique entry point to an undergraduate education. Read more
Discovery of a partial jaw by IHO team in Ledi-Geraru, Ethiopia, led by Kaye Reed and Chris Campisano, pushes back genus Homo by 400,000 years.
The story was covered widely in the national and international press. See a list of stories and links here>>>
A $4.9 million, three-year grant from the John Templeton Foundation to IHO will allow IHO scientists to undertake a multifaceted, transdisciplinary collaborative research project seeking to increase our understanding of the process of "how we became human."
March 2015 KAET Horizon ASU human fossil discovery (broadcast interview)
March 2015 National Geographic Oldest human fossil found, redrawing family tree
March 2015 New York Times Jawbone fossil fills a gap in early human evolution