Professor of Ecology and Evolution, Universidade Federal de Goias
I'm a professor in Ecology and Evolution at Universidade Federal de Goiás, a public university in Central Brazil. I did my PhD in Zoology in 1994 and since them I'm working with application of statistical and computer methods to understand evolutionary and ecological patterns and processes.
Its not every day that scientists discover a new human species. But thats just what happened back in 2004, when archaeologists uncovered some very well-preserved fossil remains in the Liang Bua cave on Flores Island,...