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Saturday, 28 February 2009 23:19

You can look back 1.5M years ago and see us walking

According to archeological diggings by an international team of scientists, preserved footprints of an ancestor of modern Homo sapiens (humans), has been discovered in eastern Africa. The footprints, complete with small toes and a big toe, are about 1.5 million years old.

Published in Biology
U.S.-led research study finds that our large brains were allowed to evolve because over one million years ago the hips of female Homo erectus became wider to allow the fetus’ head to slide through the birth canal during childbirth.

Published in Biology



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