anthropoid primates

Ancestors of humans evolved in Asia, not Africa

October 28th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (IANS) The human family tree may have to be rewritten after scientists found evidence that the ancient ancestors of humans evolved in Asia - rather than Africa - tens ... Read more...

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Human ancestors ‘colonized’ Africa 39 mn yrs ago

October 28th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): An international team of scientists have said that anthropoids-the primate group that includes humans, apes, and monkeys-"colonized" Africa, rather than originally evolving in Africa.The team discovered fossils found ... Read more...

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Common ancestor of humans and monkeys evolved from primates in Asia

July 1st, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): A new fossil primate from Myanmar suggests that the common ancestor of humans, monkeys and apes evolved from primates in Asia, not Africa, as was earlier believed by ... Read more...

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Tiny fossilized teeth found in Gujarat takes back primate timeline by 10 million years

August 5th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 5 (ANI): Tiny fossilized teeth discovered from an open-pit coal mine in Gujarat, India, could be the oldest Asian remains ever found of anthropoids, taking the primate timeline back ... Read more...

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Measuring living primates teeth can reveal clues to behavior of early human ancestors

June 27th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 27 (ANI): A new research is measuring and testing the teeth of living primates to find clues to the behavior of the earliest human ancestors, based on their fossilized ... Read more...

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