Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

January 31, 2015
Skull discovery potentially housed brain like ours
A Simon Fraser University archaeologist and graduate student have helped an Israeli-led scientific team discover our direct ancestors likely came from Africa or the Middle East and not Europe.

Orangutans take the logging road
A Simon Fraser University Faculty of Environment doctoral student has discovered that 'foot' travel by Borneo's shaggy apes may be evolving more than initially thought.

1.6 million euros from the DFG: Nok culture study enters its third round
The scientific team of the Institute for Archaeological Sciences, which has been researching the Nok culture in Nigeria since 2005, can continue its successful work: the German Research Foundation will support the total 12-year duration of the planned long-term project for another three years with 1.6 million euros. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to