Ralph Holloway is at the Columbia University (New York) since 1964. More than half century dedicated to paleoneurology, brain evolution, fossils and endocasts. Some weeks ago I was visiting his laboratory, an amazing place, full of books, experience, and history. And collections. Endocasts are everywhere, witnessing at once the evolution of the human brain a […]
8th of October 2011: According to their father José, whom had recently separated from their mother Ruth Ortiz, two-year-old José and… Read more The Breton Murders: Bone Identification and Taphonomy in 21st-Century Spain
Every time I teach our ANT2511 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology course, I include a fill-in-the-blank question on one of the last exams that reads as follows:"List one thing you learned this semester about biological anthropology or human evolution that surprised you."I make it worth a couple of points, and every student always responds to […]
Researchers at MIT have developed a new method of electrically stimulating deep brain tissues without opening the skullSince 1997, more than 100,000 Parkinson’s Disease patients have been treated with deep brain stimulation (DBS), a surgical technique that involves the implantation of ultra-thin wire electrodes. The implanted device, sometimes referred to as […]
El 24 de Novembre és la inauguració de l’exposició “Primats: La nostra petjada al seu món”, un projecte que va néixer de la mà de Joana Duran, Núria Freixes i Joana Riera, estudiants del Màster de Primatologia de la Universitat de Girona – Fundació Mona.