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Stories by Kate Wong

Meet the Early Mammals

A flurry of fossil discoveries over the past 15 years is allowing researchers to piece together the rise of mammals

May 21, 2016 — Kate Wong
Archaeologists Take Wrong Turn, Find World's Oldest Stone Tools [Update]

Archaeologists Take Wrong Turn, Find World's Oldest Stone Tools [Update]

Archaeologists working in the Kenyan Rift Valley have discovered the oldest known stone tools in the world. Dated to around 3.3 million years ago, the implements are some 700,000 years older than stone tools from Ethiopia that previously held this distinction...

May 20, 2015 — Kate Wong

Neandertals Turned Eagle Talons into Jewelry 130,000 Years Ago

As longtime readers may have noticed, I have an abiding interest in Neandertals. To help me keep up with the latest scientific insights into these mysterious relatives of ours, I have a Google alert set for "Neandertal" (and the alternate spelling, "Neanderthal")...

March 12, 2015 — Kate Wong
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End of Summer Sale

End of Summer Sale