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January 28th, 2018

New Fossil with Challenging Dates

January 28, 2018

In the journal Science this week is an announcement of a new fossil find from Israel. What makes this find so interesting is that it is attributed to an early version of Homo sapiens and dated at least 50,000 years earlier than the first members of our species left Africa

January 26th, 2018

New Light on S. tchadensis?

January 26, 2018

We received correspondence from Professor Roberto Macchiarelli (University of Poitiers) possibly shedding new light on Sahelanthropus tchadensis. a six million year old cranium and said to be the earliest known hominin. At the same time as the finding of the fragmented cranium in 2003, there were adjacent bone fragments including a femur.

January 8th, 2018