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Oz fossil discovery offers clues on human evolution

September 23rd, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 23 (ANI): Aussie scientists have unveiled a cast of the nearly complete skeleton of Australopithecus sediba- a first time discovery that could be called as one of the most important ... Read more...

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60 Minutes: Is ‘Sediba’ A New Link in the Evolutionary Chain?

August 2nd, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The two million year old remains of a nine year old boy recently found in Johannesburg is being called “Sediba” which mean “source” is being called the ... Read more...

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New species of homonid to shed light on earliest humans

April 9th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (IANS) Scientists have stumbled on a new species of hominid in an area of South Africa known as the Cradle of Humankind, providing unique insight in the period when ... Read more...

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Is 2-million-year-old African fossil the missing link in human evolution?

April 9th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 9 (ANI): Suggestions that the newly found hominin fossils in South Africa represent a transitional species in human evolution have created a furore among researchers.A team from the University of ... Read more...

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2 mln yr old skulls rewrite history of humankind

September 9th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 9 (ANI): Scientists have found a handful of ancient human skulls, dating back to about 1.8 million years ago, at an archaeological site two hours from the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, ... Read more...

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Cape town stakes claim as birthplace of modern man

October 27th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Oct 27 (ANI): The southern Cape town of South Africa has been singled out by an anthropologist as the most likely birthplace of modern humans - thanks, at least ... Read more...

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Early humans might have lived in harem societies

November 30th, 2007 - 2:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, November 30 (ANI): An analysis of fossils from the primate species that lived in Africa about 2 to 1.2 million years ago suggests that some early human ancestors might have lived ... Read more...

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