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Fossils Could Point To New Human Species
2012-03-15 10:19:21

Scientists searching caves in China have unearthed the fossils of a possibly previously unknown species of human, including one that possesses a highly unusual mix of archaic and modern anatomical features found in humans.

2012-03-14 13:21:01

Fossils from two caves in south-west China have revealed a previously unknown Stone Age people and give a rare glimpse of a recent stage of human evolution with startling implications for the early peopling of Asia.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.