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Human Middle Ear Bones Could Provide New Evolutionary Insight
2013-05-14 09:54:31

The bones located in the middle of a person’s ear might be the smallest in the entire human body, but they could hold big clues regarding evolution and the development of modern-day men and women, according to research published in the latest edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS).

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2009-10-09 06:40:00

The fossil of a previously unknown chipmunk-sized mammal was discovered by researchers in north eastern China, who believe it could lead to a better understanding of how human hearing evolved.


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