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Two million year old skeletons discovered


November 18th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 18 (IANS) Two skeletons, nearly two million years old, still seem to bear a coating of skin on their bare bones which would provide scientists a unique insight ... Read more...

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Larger brain size not governed by shrinking gut


November 10th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) It was believed that early humans were able to redirect energy to their brains due to a reduced digestive tract. But primatologists have disproved this, showing ... Read more...

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Modern humans not uniquely evolved species


September 6th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) Homo sapiens, the species that all human beings are believed to belong to, might have crossbred with others, says a study.Homo sapiens, believed to have originated ... Read more...

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Four new species discovered may shed light on human evolution


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): The discovery of four individuals of a new species could shed light on human evolution.The discovery of the new species of early human, Australopithecus sediba by South African ... Read more...

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3-million-year-old whale found at San Diego Zoo


September 20th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 20 (ANI): Construction workers at the San Diego Zoo have apparently found a three-million-year-old whale at the site.The workmen constructing a storm water equalization tank were using an excavator ... 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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Humans and ‘hobbits’ may have existed together


August 4th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, August 4 (ANI): Australian scientists have developed new theory about the 'Hobbit' species in the Indonesian island of Flores, that they existed alongside humans.Archaeologists found the 'hobbit' in 2003, while excavating ... Read more...

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Novel field of primate archaeology to shed new light on human evolution


July 16th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): A team of scientists is advocating for a new inter-disciplinary field of primate archaeology to examine history of tool use in all primate species in order to better ... Read more...

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Scientists report discovery of new genus of hominoid primate


June 3rd, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Scientists from the Institut Catala de Paleontologia in Barcelona have reported the discovery of a new genus of hominoid primate.The fossil remains displays very interesting particularities, such as ... Read more...

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Hobbit may represent an entirely new species


December 18th, 2008 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): A team of anthropologists has claimed to have solved the hobbit mystery, by concluding that fossilized skeletons resembling a mythical hobbit creature represent an entirely new species ... Read more...

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Oldest human footprints restored, opened to the public in Italy


November 14th, 2007 - 2:19 am ICT by admin
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