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Vale Emeritus Professor Derek John Mulvaney AO CMG FAHA (1925-2016)

Sep 27, 2016

John Mulvaney, 'Father of Australian Archaeology' has died at the age of 90.

Genetic ‘trace’ in Papuan genomes suggests two expansions out of Africa

Sep 21, 2016

Several major studies, published today, concur that virtually all current global human populations stem from a single wave of expansion out of Africa. Yet one has found 2% of the genome in Papuan populations points to an earlier, separate dispersal event – and an extinct lineage that made it to the islands of Southeast Asia and Oceania.

Dr. David Trump, FSA, UOM (1931-2016)

Sep 08, 2016

Well-known archaeologist David Trump, who led some of the finest explorations in Malta, has died at the age of 85.

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