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A New Species of Human

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Bower B. New dating suggests younger age for Homo naledi. Science News. July 5, 2016. Available at: https://www.sciencenews.org/article/new-dating-suggests-younger-age-homo-naledi. Accessed October 21, 2016.

Bower B. Pieces of Homo naledi story continue to puzzle. Science News. April 19, 2016. Available at: https://www.sciencenews.org/article/pieces-homo-naledi-story-continue-puzzle. Accessed October 21, 2016.

Hawks J. Homo naledi: determining the age of fossils is not an exact science. The Conversation. September 25, 2015. Available at: http://theconversation.com/homo-naledi-determining-the-age-of-fossils-is-not-an-exact-science-4. Accessed November 21, 2016.

Is there anything truly surprising about Homo naledi? Berkeley. October, 2015. Available at: http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evolibrary/news/151009_homonaledi. Accessed October 21, 2016.

Kivell TL, Deane AS, Tocheri MW. The hand of Homo naledi. Nature Communications. 6 October, 2015. Available at: http://www.nature.com/ncomms/2015/151006/ncomms9431/full/ncomms9431.html. Accessed November 21, 2016.

McKie R. Scientist who found new human species accused of playing fast and loose with the truth. The Guardian. 26 October, 2015. Available at: http://www.theguardian.com/science/2015/oct/25/discovery-human-species-accused-of-rushing-errors. Accessed November 21, 2016.

Newly identified human ancestor Homo naledi handy with tools, walked like a person, scientists say. ABC News. 7 Oct 2015. Available at: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-10-07/newly-identified-human-ancestor-was-handy-with-tools/6832520.

Shreeve J. This Face Changes the Human Story. But How? National Geographic. September 10, 2015. Available at: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/09/150910-human-evolution-change/. Accessed November 21, 2016.

Wikipedia contributors. Cradle of Humankind. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. October 30, 2016, 12:07 UTC. Available at: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Cradle_of_Humankind&oldid=746931039. Accessed October 30, 2016.

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Wikipedia contributors. Rising Star Cave. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. October 21, 2016, 03:29 UTC. Available at: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Rising_Star_Cave&oldid=745435847. Accessed October 21, 2016.

Animalparty, Cross-section of the Rising Star Cave system Dinaledi Chamber, 2015, Wikimedia Commons, under attribution share alike licence, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cross-section_of_the_Rising_Star_Cave_system_Dinaledi_Chamber.svg

National Geographic, Artist representation of Homo Naledi face, 2015, National Geographic Press release, http://press.nationalgeographic.com/2015/09/10/homo_naledi/

Lee Roger Berger research team, Dinaledi skeletal specimens, 2015, Wikimedia Commons, under attribution licence, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homo_naledi#/media/File:Homo_naledi_skeletal_specimens.jpg

Chris Stringer, Comparison of skull features of Homo naledi and other early human species, 2015, eLife, https://elifesciences.org/content/4/e10627

Paul H. G. M. Dirks et al, Illustration of the Dinaledi Chamber within Rising Star Cave, where the bones of H. naledi were excavated. 2015, Wikimedia Commons, under attribution licence, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homo_naledi#/media/File:Cartoon_illustrating_the_geological_and_taphonomic_context_and_distribution_of_fossils,_sediments_and_flowstones_within_the_Dinaledi_Chamber.jpg

National Geographic, Life-size rendering of H. naledi’s hand, http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/09/150910-human-evolution-change/#/1302_0262_rechte_Hand_ausgerichtet_Peter_sf_Kamera-4_001.ngsversion.1456428834347.jpg

National Geographic, An artist’s depiction of H. naledi group disposes of one of their own in Rising Star cave, http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/09/150910-human-evolution-change/#/2-first_human_graphics-2.ngsversion.1456428826165.jpg

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Glowing Fingerprints

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Whyte M. Australian scientists discover faster, safer method for analysing forensic fingerprints.  October 20, 2015. Available at: http://www.in-the-loop.net.au/australian-scientists-discover-faster-safer-method-for-analysing-forensic-fingerprints/. Accessed: 1 December, 2016

  

Dracula Orchids

Dracula vampira (vampire orchid). Kew Royal Botanic Gardens. Available at: http://www.kew.org/science-conservation/plants-fungi/dracula-vampira-vampire-orchid. Accessed: May 17, 2016.

 Policha T, Davis A, Barnadas M, Dentinger BTM, Raguso RA, Roy BA. Disentangling visual and olfactory signals in mushroom-mimicking Dracula orchids using realistic three-dimensional printed flowers. New Phytologist, 2016; DOI: 10.1111/nph.13855

 University of Oregon. “Mystery of Dracula orchids’ mimicry is unraveled with a 3-D printer: Color and olfactory clues behind the plants’ mushroom mimicry to attract pollinators identified.” ScienceDaily. 23 February 2016. Available from: www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/02/160223091737.htm. Accessed: May 20, 2016.

Wikipedia contributors. Dracula (orchid). Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. April 2, 2016, 07:43 UTC. Available at: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Dracula_(orchid)&oldid=713152193. Accessed May 17, 2016.

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Eric Hunt, Dracula vampira, Wikimedia Commons, 2009, under attribution share-alike licence, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dracula_vampira_3.jpg

Orchi, Dracula chimaera, Wikimedia Commons, 2009, under attribution share-alike licence, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dracula_chimaera_Orchi_23.jpg

Aleah Davis/University of Oregon,   www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/02/160223091737.htm

 

Parkes Telescope

CSIRO Media release. 15 June, 2016. Available at: http://www.csiro.au/en/News/News-releases/2016/Parkes-telescope-detects-key-feature-of-life-outside-our-solar-system. Accessed: 1 December, 2016

Amanda Slater, CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope, Flickr, 2009, under attribution share-alike licence, https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/3662/3447750033_e3691b3e72_o_d.jpg

 

China Telescope:

CSIRO Media release – 5 may, 2016