Like the man said: We're chained to the earth, like a silent slave; trying to break free out of death's dark cave. Bones in South Africa, hoarding in New York City, and finally, a dispatch from our friend Matt Tice as he takes heavy fire, and glimpses reinforcement, on the front line of life. - "Geological and taphonomic context for the new hominin species Homo naledi from the Dinaledi Chamber, South Africa." (Sept. '15): https://elifesciences.org/articles/09561 ; - Map of the Dinaledi cave, from the above: http://bit.ly/2rEtSHw ; - "The Lonely Death of George Bell," by N.R. Kleinfield in the NYT (Oct. '15): http://nyti.ms/2rS04rU.