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2014-12-16 23:02:42

The Paleolithic diet, or caveman diet, a weight-loss craze in which people emulate the diet of plants and animals eaten by early humans during the Stone Age, gives modern calorie-counters great

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.

Did A Dexterous Hand Or An Agile Foot Evolve First
2013-10-07 11:16:58

Resolving a long-standing mystery in human evolution, new research from the RIKEN Brain Science Institute indicates that early hominids developed finger dexterity and tool use ability before the development of bipedal locomotion.

Four New Studies Show Early Humans Had A Diet Rich In Grass
2013-06-04 11:43:40

Four new studies have taken a new look at the diets of our ancestors and have found their behavior was a “game changer” for early humans some 3.5 million years ago.

2012-04-02 11:13:48

It seems that “Lucy” was not the only hominin on the block in northern Africa about 3 million years ago.

2012-03-29 11:32:13

A team of scientists has announced the discovery of a 3.4 million-year-old partial foot from the Woranso-Mille area of the Afar region of Ethiopia.

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2012-03-29 07:08:23

A 3.4-million-year-old fossil foot found in eastern Ethiopia appears to settle a long-standing debate about whether there was just one line of hominins 3 to 4 million years ago, scientists said on Wednesday.

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2011-03-21 07:06:20

Someday a future intelligent organism could sweep away a million years of dust and find the bones of a Homo sapiens and wonder what he was.

2011-02-17 12:46:23

New fossil discoveries have provided a glimpse into the biogeographic configuration of Africa over the last seven million years.

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2011-02-17 09:26:11

NYU and George Washington University anthropologists question the claims that several prominent fossil discoveries made in the last decade are our human ancestors.


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