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Hearing changes, ancient in the human line

hearing middle ear hominins communicate ancestors

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 14 May 2013 - 08:22 PM

A study of two ancient hominins from South Africa suggests that changes in the shape and size of the middle ear occurred early in our evolution. Such alterations could have profoundly changed what our ancestors could hear — and perhaps how they could communicate.

http://www.nature.co...an-line-1.12976

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