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Claire.

'Ancestor' may be ousted from human family

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Claire.

A famous 'ancestor' may be ousted from the human family

A remarkably complete skeleton introduced in 2010 as “the best candidate” for the immediate ancestor of our genus Homo may just be a pretender. Instead of belonging to the human lineage, the new species of Australopithecus sediba is more closely related to other hominins from South Africa that are on a side branch of the human family tree, according to a new analysis of the fossil presented here last week at the annual meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists.

Read more: ScienceMag.org

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Taun

So basically, not grandpa, but a cousin?...

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third_eye

The Funny bone was out of place, not to mention a little funny ...

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