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The recent research of the fossil of a fish called Elpistostege watsoni has revealed the evolutionary origin of human hands. After the research on the fossil of the fish, which was believed to be in today’s Canada about 380 million years ago, scientists have found the evolutionary origins. This research represents a crucial stage in ..
Scientists have recently discovered new species of ancient human excavations in Philippines. This newly identified species named Humo Luzonensis after Luzon Island, where bones and teeth from individuals of this species were excavated from Callao Cave. The small size of the bones suggests this archaic human would have been shorter than 4ft tall – possibly ..
Topics: Altai Krai • Callao Cave • Denisovan • Homo • Human evolution • Neanderthal • Paleoanthropology • Paleolithic • Pleistocene • Prehistoric Asia • Prehistoric Indonesia • Prehistory of the Philippines
Scientists have discovered fossils of a new human species ‘Homo luzonensis’ in a jungle Callao cave in the Philippines. The teeth and bones which are found have traits of both primitive and modern which were never seen together in one species. It assumes and suggest much remains are to be discovered about human evolution outside ..
Palaeontologists from University of Portsmouth, UK have discovered remains of humankind’s oldest mammal ancestor — a tiny rat-like creature that lived 145 million years ago. The fossils of nocturnal mammal were discovered on Jurassic Coast of Dorset. The mammal is earliest in line that evolved into humans and branched off into creatures as diverse as ..
Researchers have discovered microscopic sea animal Saccorhytus, the earliest known ancestor of humans along with a vast range of other species. The exquisitely well preserved fossilised traces of this 540-million-year-old creature were discovered. This balloon-like sea is the earliest known step on the evolutionary path that led to fish and eventually to humans. About Saccorhytus ..