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23 August 2022
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9 August 2022

Teeth hold valuable clues for understanding ancient climates and evolutionary processes

Increasing climate variability has been implicated as a driving force for the origins of our species (Homo sapiens) over 300,000 years ago,...

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2 April 2020
Brain imprints in fossil skulls of the species Australopithecus afarensis (famous for “Lucy” and the “Dikika child” from Ethiopia pictured here) shed new light on the evolution of brain growth and organisation. The exceptionally preserved endocranial imprint of the Dikika child reveals an ape-like brain organisation, and no features derived towards human

Fossil skull reveals ape-like brain but prolonged growth similar to humans

Three-million-year-old brain imprints in fossil skulls of the species Australopithecus afarensis (famous for “Lucy” and the “Dikika child’’ from Ethiopia) shed new light on the evolution of brain growth.

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1 November 2018
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28 June 2018

How 70,000 years of human interaction have shaped an icon of wild nature

The critically endangered orangutan - one of humankind’s closest living relatives - has become a symbol of wild nature’s vulnerability in the face of human actions and an icon of rainforest conservation.

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18 May 2017

Orangutan teeth hold key to nursing habits and conservation

A Griffith University researcher hopes a new discovery on orangutan weaning could help conservation efforts for the highly endangered primate....

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13 May 2013
"Serotonin" singing group in action

Dental students lead a’capella revolution

Dental and medicine students on the Gold Coast are singing up a new path to success.

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9 May 2024
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29 March 2023

Navigating Artificial Intelligence with Toby Walsh

In this instalment of Griffith University’s Better Future for All series, journalist Kerry O’Brien explores the future and impact of AI with leading global thinker Professor Toby Walsh.

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10 February 2023

2.9-million-year-old butchery site reopens case of who made first stone tools

Discovery of stone tools and cut-marked animal bones in Kenya offers window into the dawn of stone technology.

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