By Molly Michelson The discovery of a very complete skull in Dmanisi, Georgia is shaking up the human family tree. Last week in Science, researchers reported finding a Homo skull with both an intact cranium and mandible (lower jaw). A finding so complete is quite rare, and this particular specimen displays characters and features that [...]
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This week’s offerings of science news headlines include smart elephants, polite marmosets and ancient toothpicks.
When you watch a pitcher wind up and throw a fastball down the middle, you’re seeing millions of years of human evolution and adaptations in action.
The old saying “You are what you eat” takes on new significance in the most comprehensive analysis to date of early human teeth from Africa.