Sediba Update

Sediba update, reported in BBC News, ScienceDaily and New Scientist 8 September 2011. In April 2010 we reported on the finding of fossils named Australopithecus sediba This creature was promoted as the best candidate for an ape that was in the process of evolving into a human. More details about the fossils have now been […]

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More Hobbit Bones Found

More “Hobbit” bones found, as reported in Nature vol 437, p1012, 13 October 2005. Scientists excavating a cave on the Island of Flores in Indonesia have found a jaw bone, two arm bones and a shin bone that belong to Homo floresiensi. The new jaw is very similar to the first jaw in that it […]

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Lucy Climbed Trees and Fell Out

Lucy climbed trees and fell out, according to reports in ScienceDaily and New Scientistst 30 November, and PLoS One, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0166095, and ScienceDaily and Science (AAAS) 19 August 2016 News and Nature, 2016; DOI: 10.1038/nature19332. Scientists at University of Texas (UT) Austin have scanned the bones of the original Australopithecus afarensis (“Lucy”) specimen using an […]

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