Little Foot, the 3.6-Million-Year-Old Human Ancestor Unveiled to Public

Two days ago, Little Foot, Stw 573, the near-complete Australopithecine skeleton dating back 3.67 million years was  unveiled at the Hominin Vault at the University of the Witwatersrand's Evolutionary Studies Institute in Johannesburg, South Africa. Little Foot was found a bit nontraditional in '94 by Ron Clarke, who was sifting thru some animal bones from South... Continue Reading →

The Complexity of the Peopling of the Eurasia

Science has published a new paper today looking at the peopling of Eurasia. The results of the paper challenge the single Out of Africa model by ultimately stating that it cannot fully explain the origins of modern humans. The authors primarily state that Homo sapiens spread to the extremities of Asia as well as Near... Continue Reading →

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