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Skull similar in shape to a modern human's apart from pronounced brow and smaller brain cavity

New human-like species discovered

New human ancestor discovery in South Africa: Homo naledi (about Skull similar in shape to a modern human's apart from pronounced brow and smaller brain cavity

Homo Naledi brings new surprises that could change the history of evolution for modern humans. Is this finally one of the missing links in human evolution that paleontologists have been waiting for?In

Homo Naledi brings new surprises that could change the history of evolution for modern humans. Is this finally one of the missing links in human evolution that paleontologists have been waiting for?

magictransistor:  The skull of a two-year-old... - The Odd Side Of Me

magictransistor: The skull of a two-year-old... - The Odd Side Of Me

"Dmanisi Human: Skull from Georgia Implies All Early Homo Species were One  This is an artist's reconstruction of female Homo from Dmanisi, Georgia. Image credit: Elisabeth Daynes, via tabula.ge."

"Dmanisi Human: Skull from Georgia Implies All Early Homo Species were One This is an artist's reconstruction of female Homo from Dmanisi, Georgia. Image credit: Elisabeth Daynes, via tabula.

Skull Tree: Australopithicus; Homo Erectus; Homo Sapiens; Homo Neanderthal.

Skull Tree: Australopithicus; Homo Erectus; Homo Sapiens; Homo Neanderthal.

A generalized hominid skull with labels indicating the regions for which pieces have been recovered sp far on the Rising Star Expedition. (I...

With the skull pieces drying and nearly ready to reassemble, hominid skull expert Darryl de Ruiter arrives on site and reveals secrets of the trade.

This amazes me. timeline graphic | Hominid Skulls from the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History

You say you wanted evolution well, you know.

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Resten nieuwe mensachtige soort ontdekt in Zuid-Afrika | NU - Het laatste nieuws het eerst op NU.nl

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Maropeng (South Africa) (AFP) - The fossilised bones of 15 members of a previously unknown branch of the human family tree have been discovered in a cave in South Africa, scientists said Thursday, hailing the find as a breakthrough in evolution research.

Humans may be smart because energy once devoted to brawn was given up for brains, researchers say.  The most powerful computer known is the brain. The human brain possesses about 100 billion neurons with about 1 quadrillion — 1 million billion...

Brain Evolution Study Shows What We Gave Up To Get Smart

Humans may be smart because energy once devoted to brawn was given up for brains, researchers say. The most powerful computer known is the brain. The human brain possesses about 100 billion neurons with about 1 quadrillion — 1 million billion.

In this photo taken Oct. 2, 2013, in Tbilisi, Georgia, David Lordkipanidze, director of the Georgia National Museum, holds a 1.8 million-year-old pre-human skull and jaw found in 2005 in the ground at the medieval village Dmanisi, Georgia. (AP Photo/Shakh Aivazov)

DMANISI, Georgia (AP) — The discovery of a skull of a human ancestor buried under a medieval Georgian village provides a vivid picture of early evolution and indicates our family tree may have fewer branches than some believe, scientists say.

CNN, 2015: A new species of ancient humans found (Homo Naledi) - excavated solely by slim female scientists because the cave passages were so tight. Includes video.

Homo naledi: New species of human ancestor discovered

princess-of-gondor: “ gehayi: “ nowyoukno: “ Scientist discovered 15 partial skeletons in a burial chamber deep in a South African cave system. ” The all-female team – Hannah Morris, Marina Elliott,.

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Homo habilis fossil skull. These predate homo erectus, living between 1.4 to 2.4 million years ago. Note that the teeth are not like modern apes and monkeys but like modern humans instead, giving more evidence (i.e. on top of bipedalism) that this was a human ancestor and not an early ape.

Homo habilis fossil skull predates homo erectus, living between to million years ago.

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New fossil remains of Homo naledi from the Lesedi Chamber, South Africa

Homo habilis foot cast. partial left foot bones.  these 1.8 million year old bones were discovered in 1960 Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania.  Heel is lacking butthe arch and general shape are similar to our own and provide  evidence that this specis' walking gait was identical to modern humans.

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