Homo sapiens

Human Origins

June 26, 2017
Bones found in an old mine at Jebel Irhoud in Morocco have scientists rethinking their understanding of mankind’s origins in Africa —A view of the site at Jebel Irhoud where...
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Hello Cousin

September 10, 2015
Scientists have unearthed a trove of bones in a South African cave belonging to a previously unidentified early human relative. Composite skeleton of Homo nadeli along with other bones found...
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Novel Techniques Suggest Neanderthal Populations Dwindled in the Face of Expanding Humans

July 22, 2009
The Neanderthals have always held a special place in the field of anthropology.   The skeletal remains of our short, stocky evolutionary relatives have been found everywhere from Spain to...
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There’s More to Neanderthals than Meets the Eye

April 15, 2009
Over the past decade, there has been no shortage of studies focused on the relationship between Neanderthals and our own species, Homo sapiens. Researchers have dug deep into the fossil...
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