Latest Orrorin tugenensis Stories
It seems that “Lucy” was not the only hominin on the block in northern Africa about 3 million years ago.
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.
NYU and George Washington University anthropologists question the claims that several prominent fossil discoveries made in the last decade are our human ancestors.
A 6 million-year-old early relative of modern humans apparently walked on two feet, pushing back the origins of so-called bipedalism, according to a new study of a fossil found in Kenya. "I would say at this point it's the earliest fossil hominin that we can clearly identify as bipedal," said paleoanthropologist William Jungers of Stony Brook University, who conducted a quantitative analysis with Brian Richmond of George Washington University of a fossilized femur bone...
- Large; stout; burly.