Evidence in Java says humans and Homo erectus didn’t overlap

Dating sediment from a cave in Java leads scientists to conclude that ancient humans and Homo erectus didn't meet.

U. Queensland • futurity
Jan. 6, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: fossils indonesia science-and-technology early-humans

Food like tempeh tastes better with a backstory

A taste test with traditional and modern preparations of tempeh suggests knowing a food's backstory can improve its taste.

Lene Hundborg Koss-U. Copenhagen • futurity
Nov. 12, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: food indonesia emotions taste society-and-culture earth-and-environment soy

Indonesian fires robbed kids of height and future income

New research documents the human toll of palm oil plantation fires in Indonesia. "This disadvantage is impossible to reverse."

Duke University • futurity
Feb. 21, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: pollution agriculture fires indonesia childrens-health featured earth-and-environment health-and-medicine

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