Suprainiac Fossa

Australopithecus sediba – cheat sheet

Australopithecus Sediba – Cheatsheet by Noelle Tankard on Scribd

Orrorin tugenesis – cheat sheet

Orrorin tugenensis – Cheatsheet by Noelle Tankard on Scribd

Homo ergaster & Homo erectus – cheat sheet

Homo Ergaster & Homo Erectus Specimens by Noelle Tankard on Scribd

Homo heidelbergensis & transitional specimens – flashcards

Homo Heidelbergensis – Flashcards by Noelle Tankard on Scribd

Hominid Evolution: How we evolved

How We Evolved by Noelle Tankard on Scribd

Homo habilis & early Homo – flashcards

H. Habilis & Early Homo Specimens by Noelle Tankard on Scribd

What is Biological Anthropology?

What is Biological Anthropology by Noelle Tankard on Scribd

Dr Suess and cladistic analysis

Re-posted from Tumblr: response to an anonymous ask Anonymous asked: so which came first: the chicken or the egg? Semantically speaking? Evolutionarily speaking? Speaking in terms of species? If it can be just any old egg – the egg came… Continue Reading →

Paranthropus aethiopicus – cheat sheet

Paranthropus Aethiopicus – Cheatsheet by Noelle Tankard on Scribd

Australopithecus bahrelghazali – cheat sheet

Australopithecus bahrelghazali by Noelle Tankard on Scribd

Australopithecus garhi – cheat sheet

Australopithecus Garhi – Cheatsheet by Noelle Tankard on Scribd

Kenyanthropus platyops – cheat sheet

Kenyanthropus Platyops – Cheatsheet by Noelle Tankard on Scribd

Sahelanthropus tchadensis – cheat sheet

Sahelanthropus Tchadensis – Cheatsheet by Noelle Tankard on Scribd

Ardipithecus ramidus – cheat sheet

Ardipithecus Ramidus – Cheatsheet by Noelle Tankard on Scribd

Language is fossil poetry & the shaking-up of the thinking-up

I’ve been trying to research the psycho-cognitive aspects of mythology. (And by trying, I mean frequently and with increasing frustration, pounding various permutations of decreasingly relevant keywords into Google Scholar. Symbolism? Metaphor? Allegory? Paramnesia? Empathy? Cognitive Synaesthesia? Auratic perception? That… Continue Reading →

Sugar-coating the sugar pills: Just the placebo effect?

https://www.pexels.com/photo/tablet-medical-medicine-grind-39522/

2010 in Neandertal Headlines

I took a class from João Zilhão last term – “Emergence of Modern Humans” – really, all Neandertals, all the time. Zilhão has been one of the most outspoken advocates for Neandertal/modern human admixture so the recent genome analysis was… Continue Reading →

Classical vs Levantine Neanderthals

Classical vs Levantine Neanderthals SLIDES by Noelle Tankard on Scribd

Cystic Fibrosis: If I were a rich man…

So, if malaria’s a disease of poverty – then the disease of wealth is… cystic fibrosis. (Well, diabetes – before the 20th century. Or maybe asthma – apparently its an urban disease exacerbated by overly sterile environments. Or, the classic… Continue Reading →

Malaria and Poverty: a disease of poverty, or of the tropics?

“Where malaria prospers most, human societies have prospered the least.” A student in the Current Debates in Biological Anthropology class I took last term presented on malaria in Subsaharan Africa. There was a quote on one of her slides that… Continue Reading →

« Older posts

© Noelle Tankard, 2017 — Powered by WordPress
Layout based on Baskerville Theme by Anders Noren

Up ↑