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New human ancestor discovered (Science) – Experts respond

Peter Griffin posted in on April 9th, 2010.

AusSMC: A team of scientists, including three Australians, have uncovered the skeletal remains of a new species of ancient human. The researchers suggest the species – named Australopithecus sediba – could be a direct ancestor to Homo erectus, the predecessor of modern humans. The two partial articulated skeletons of an adult female and child were […]

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