Ian Tattersall

Ian Tattersall is Curator Emeritus, Division of Anthropology, at the American Museum of Natural History, and with Rob DeSalle co-curated the Museum’s Hall of Human Origins. The author lives in New York City.

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A true but unlikely tale

Story and Photographs by William Rowan

Increasing day length on the early Earth boosted oxygen released by photosynthetic cyanobacteria.

Genomic evidence shows that Denisovans and modern humans may have overlapped in Wallacea.

Evapotranspiration is the largest source of water vapor in the Congo rainforest during the spring rainy season.