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Scientists Discover 4M-Year-Old Horse Fossil In Ethiopia
2013-12-12 13:58:55

Scientists have discovered a new species of a small horse that lived 4.4 million years ago in Ethiopia. The ancient horse was among a diverse array of animals that lived in the same areas as the ancient human ancestor Ardipithecus ramidus, or Ardi.

2013-01-16 23:03:28

A generous grant from the Irene Diamond Fund will enable the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) to create the Irene Diamond Fund/AFAR Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Translational

2012-02-14 20:15:00

A Tool With Deeper Roots in Content and Community San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 14, 2012 Derek Butcher, Chief Technology Officer at AFAR Media,

2010-09-17 11:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its mission to promote experiential travel, AFAR Media today announced AFAR Connect, a new website dedicated to connecting like-minded travelers and locals.

2010-09-15 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Shortly after celebrating its first anniversary in print, AFAR Media, the multi-platform brand focused on experiential travel, today announced Ellen Asmodeo-Giglio has joined AFAR as Executive Vice President and Publisher.

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2010-08-12 06:10:00

Fossilized bones from two ancient animals in Ethiopia show signs of human butchering, pushing back the earliest known evidence for the use of stone tools by nearly a million years, according to researchers.

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2010-06-22 07:05:00

Within the coarsening base of an ancient mudstone exposure in the Afar Region of Ethiopia, researchers say they found evidence that provides new information about the best-known early human ancestor, Australopithecus afarensis.

2010-06-21 14:00:00

Early Hominid Skeleton Confirms Human-Like Walking is Ancient CLEVELAND, June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Meet "Lucy's" great-grandfather.

2008-09-24 15:00:31

Text of report entitled "ERTA to increase broadcast hour" published in English by state-owned Ethiopian news agency ENA website The Ethiopian Radio and Television Agency (ERTA) announced airtime allotment and plans to expand its broadcast service coverage.

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2007-01-29 16:03:35

Africa is being torn apart. And as Ethiopia's rift valley grows slowly wider, an international team of scientists is taking a unique opportunity to plot the progress of continents on the move.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.