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. Advertisements
New research on H. floresiensis teeth suggests it is a different species.
It’s a huge tooth, originally mistaken for a cave bear (!) tooth, but now identified through DNA.
Researchers think the young chimpanzee may have had Down’s Symdrome. The mother adapted her care to raise the child.
because everyone has been asking me all day what I think about the new human…
550 million years of human evolution in 80 seconds.