Updated with new content: October 30, 2013
We've launched three rooms in the brand new Biological Anthropology series
1. Scientific Underpinnings
2. Living Primates
3. Human Fossil Record... which includes the following articles:
- Overview of hominin evolution - Herman Pontzer
- A primer on Paleolithic technology - Joe Ferraro
- The earliest hominins: Sahelanthropus, Orrorin, Ardipithecus - Denise Su
- The robust australopiths - Paul Constantino
- Homo erectus - A bigger, smarter, faster hominin lineage - Adam Van Arsdale
- Archaic Homo sapiens - Christopher Bae
- Neanderthal behavior - Gilliane Monnier
- The transition to modern behavior - Sarah Wurz
- Homo floresiensis: Making sense of the small-bodied hominins from Flores - Karen Baab
- Testing models of modern human origins with archaeology and anatomy - Christian Tryon and Shara Bailey
- Evidence for meat-eating by early humans - Briana Pobiner
- Reconstructing hominin life history - Tanya Smith and Zeray Alemseged
- Paleoecology and paleoenvironment: A case study of Plio-Pleistocene mammals from Laetoli - Kris Kovarovic
- Milankovitch cycles, paleoclimatic change, and hominin evolution - Chris Campisano
- Dating rocks and fossils using geologic methods - Dan Peppe
I'm pointing you specifically to the Human Fossil Record resources within the Biological Anthropology topic because I am the editor for those (with by far most of the work done by the authors and the reviewers), but I hope you stumble on the useful resources located in the other two BioAnth rooms and also under "Genetics" and "Ecology" as well.
To fill in some of the (present) gaps in our room at Scitable, or to complement it, you might want to check out these articles in the special Paleoanthropology issue in EEO that are now available to all with an Internet connection! http://link.springer.com/journal/12052/3/3/page/1
And you can also, thanks to open access, download all of the (yes, all, not just the latest) Australopithecus sediba papers:
[update July 20]... and all these papers on the evolution of early Homo:
I just couldn't wait any longer to announce this resource in spite of the kinks: (1) many of these articles were written in 2011 but due to delays on the production end weren't posted until recently; (2) seven more articles for the Human Fossil Record room are complete and have been for a while but are still undergoing production; (3) some of the articles are not listed in the correct (or any) room or topic though they clearly exist and are retrievable via Google, which prompted me to list them here all together; (4) many of the articles were written with others in mind and have parenthetical dead links to others that are not yet posted.
I will update this list as more articles become available. As I learn more I'll let you know if this resource will continue to grow, with existing articles being updated over time, or not.
Here's to finding these articles to be useful in your courses or for your personal edification! Thanks for your patience as the kinks get worked out and the gaps in knowledge get filled in. And thanks to the authors and the reviewers!