The famed Lucy (A. afarensis) likely died from a fall of 40 feet or more, based on high res CT scans showing fractures.
DNA analysis of Southeast Asian populations suggest yet another species contributed to modern Homo sapiens. But it could just be Homo erectus DNA.
The human evolution story gets ever more complex. How do Asian fossils fit in the picture?
It’s not just for chimps anymore.
New, much earlier (700,000 years ago) Homo floresiensis fossils have been found, suggesting this is truly a new species. Nice video showing the excavation site with the excavators talking about the find.
Complex story of ancient human DNA, what we can learn from it, and how scientists work with different modern populations culturally and scientifically.
And it is not good. From the article, “primate habitats will, on average, feel the pinch of a warming world 10 percent more severely than non-primate habitats.” That’s us too, kids.