early hominids

African hominid fed on unique hard diet


July 1st, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 1 (IANS) The two-million-year-old African hominid had a diet unlike all other known human ancestors, according to German researchers. Hominid is a primate of a family (Hominidae) that ... Read more...

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Blame backbone fractures on evolution, not osteoporosis


October 20th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) People blame osteoporosis for backbone fractures but the real villian is likely to be the spine or vertebrae, which evolved to absorb the pounding of upright ... Read more...

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Early men stayed at home while their females worked


June 2nd, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) Early species of cavemen who roamed the earth two million years ago did not go to work but stayed at home and looked after the kids, ... Read more...

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Neanderthals matured faster, died younger: Study


November 16th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Neanderthals were a live fast, die young species, according to a study from Harvard University.They reached full maturity faster than humans do today, according to analysis of teeth ... Read more...

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Early human ancestors’ ‘brain food’ - crocs, fish and hippos!


June 10th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Our early ancestors, living in what is now northern Kenya, feasted on fish and other aquatic animals such as turtles and crocodiles - foods which probably played a ... 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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Early hominids first walked on two legs in woods, not on open grasslands


October 9th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 9 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that early hominids first walked on two legs in the woods, not on the open, grassy savanna.University of Illinois anthropology professor ... Read more...

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Shedding light on evolution of stone-tool use in early hominids


January 13th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have studied stone-handling behavior in several troops of Japanese macaques, which may shed light on the evolution of stone-tool use in early ... Read more...

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Our earliest human ancestors may have walked upright 6 million years ago


March 21st, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 21 (ANI): A six million year old fossil has anthropologists suggesting that the species may have been the earliest known hominin to walk upright.The fossil, belonging to the species ... Read more...

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Ancient chimps, early hominids may have used tools to search for food: Study


November 14th, 2007 - 10:37 am ICT by admin
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