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Yet still the story Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing. the Pleistocene meant grasslands got bigger On present evidence, it seems it may have at the expense of forests, where the apes lived. of our largest fellow ape eludes us. “We need to find its face,” says Zhang. Such a vanished around 320,000 years ago. This is That might not be the full picture, though. momentous discovery would at last tell us the age of the youngest teeth yet found, which Homo erectus arrived in Southeast Asia about what Gigantopithecus really looked like.
A telling number lost their heads at the guillotine for doing science – and interfering in state politics. With typical wit and easy storytelling, biologist Steve Jones tells the stories of the guillotined and of those who escaped with their necks intact. Against other accounts, such as Science and Polity in France: The end of the old regime by Charles Coulston Gillispie, Jones’s book stands thankfully light. Yet it still amply popularises physicists, biologists, astronomers, chemists and mathematicians, while not failing to show the human vanity behind so many of their actions.
21 May 2016 | NewScientist | 41 CULTURE Seven of the best Caged or wild, animals have us in thrall, finds Simon Ings “IF YOU do not leave a zoo confused and conflicted... it has not done its job,”wrote zoologist Matthew Cobb recently. By that light, the story of 11-year-old orangutan Wattana, living in Paris’s Jardin des Plantes, is a resounding success. Philosopher Chris Herzfeld wants us to note how primates adapt to captivity. Adopting human habits does not make them “less ape”; on the contrary, she says, “they exhibit a fundamental trait of hominoids: plasticity”.
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