EvoAnth gets published

Earlier this year I wrote about how the large creationist organisations, like the Institute for Creation Research and Answers in Genesis, tend to present a distorted view of human fossils; downplaying the size and scope of the evidence for human evolution. The National Centre for Science Education (NCSE) – an excellent organisation that fights creationism in American public schools…

EvoAnth on a Creationist show

I recently appeared on The Truth is What Matters, a creationist internet show I’ve discussed before. The folks there are perfectly friendly and wanted to have me on to discuss these matters further. Unfortunately my internet connection was dodgy, I lost my notes halfway through and I couldn’t really hear the guy on the phone…

Assassin’s Creed in your genes

I’m a big fan of the Assassin’s Creed games, they’re top notch murder simulators. The premise behind them is that the memories of our ancestors are encoded into our DNA which can be read through a special machine; allowing us to relive their lives. The main character’s ancestors were an awfully violent bunch, most of them being…

EvoAnth at University

I study evolutionary anthropology at the University of Liverpool. Frequently I frolic with the skulls of our ancestors  generally have fun; as documented in this promotional clip for my department. There’s a few other people in it but it’s worth it just to see me point at a Neanderthal skull.

EvoAnth now on Facebook

It came to my attention recently that Facebook is quite popular. Wishing to capitalise on this popularity to fuel the growth of my own media empire, I created an EvoAnth facebook page. Go like it and social media frivolity will ensue. Also, an amazing prize (my undying respect) will be awarded to the person who…