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2011-02-11 06:25:00

A fossilized arched foot bone recovered from Ethiopia shows that our human ancestors walked upright over 3 million years ago.

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2010-11-03 10:00:00

Human ancestors from over four million years ago were quite promiscuous, with monogamous relationships developing as hominins evolved over time.

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2010-05-28 06:45:00

Human evolution had some excitement last fall when a fossil skeleton named “Ardi” was discovered.

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2009-12-17 13:47:38

Ardipithecus ramidus, or "Ardi," receives the top honor as the Breakthrough of the Year, named by Science and its publisher, AAAS, the world's largest science society.

2009-10-12 12:27:00

DENVER, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The discovery of the oldest-known fossil skeleton of a human ancestor (dubbed "Ardi") has generated enormous buzz in the scientific community and news media.

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2009-10-09 08:00:00

Among the many surprises associated with the discovery of the oldest known, nearly complete skeleton of a hominid is the finding that this species took its first steps toward bipedalism not on the open, grassy savanna, as generations of scientists – going back to Charles Darwin – hypothesized, but in a wooded landscape.

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2009-10-01 12:54:34

A U.S. biological anthropologist says he's determined humans did not evolve from apes, but, rather, apes evolved from humans. Kent State University Professor C.

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2009-10-01 14:55:00

A 17-year investigation into the discovery of the fragile remains of a small "ground ape" discovered in Ethiopia is described today in a special issue of the journal Science.

2009-10-01 09:49:00

KENT, Ohio Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Throw out all those posters and books that depict an ape evolving into a human being, says Kent State University Professor of Anthropology Dr. C. Owen Lovejoy.

2006-04-12 12:05:19

By Patricia Reaney LONDON (Reuters) - An international team of scientists have discovered 4.1 million year old fossils in eastern Ethiopia that fill a missing gap in human evolution. The teeth and bones belong to a primitive species of Australopithecus known as Au.


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