Friday, 6 March 2015

BBC News - 'First human' discovered in Ethiopia

BBC News - 'First human' discovered in Ethiopia

Scientists have unearthed the jawbone
of what they claim is one of the very first humans.
The 2.8 million-year-old specimen is 400,000 years older than researchers
thought that our kind first emerged.


The discovery in Ethiopia suggests climate change spurred the transition from
tree dweller to upright walker.


The head of the research team told BBC News that the find gives the first
insight into "the most important transitions in human evolution"...
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