Darren Curnoe

Darren Curnoe

Darren Curnoe is an paleoanthropologist with an insatiable curiosity for understanding the kind of creature we are and how we came to be this way.

Darren Curnoe is an paleoanthropologist with an insatiable curiosity for understanding the kind of creature we are and how we came to be this way.

  • What killed the giant wombats?

    Did climate change or people see off Australia’s megafauna? Darren Curnoe examines the evidence.

    Tourists flock to Africa to see the big five: the elephant, buffalo, rhinoceros, lion and leopard. What they don’t re...

    July 9, 2017
  • Stone ‘tools’ may not have been made by human ancestors, research finds

    Monkey business forces a rethink on human evolution, reports paleoanthropologist Darren Curnoe.

    Jeffrey PhillipsWhen did a human-like mind first emerge, setting its owner on a path distinct to that of other apes? ...

    April 7, 2017

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