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Dallas museum talks about evolution, and that's unusual - San Francisco Chronicle


San Francisco Chronicle
It also highlights the newest understanding of evolution, which is that it has not proceeded in a straight line, with one species at a time evolving neatly into the next ancient ancestor species. Instead, some human relatives and ancestors lived at the ...

Professor Lends Anatomy Expertise to Solve Ancient Mystery ... - Ancient Origins


Ancient Origins
Scientists have long wondered why the physical traits of Neanderthals, the ancestors of modern humans, differ greatly from today's man. In particular, researchers have deliberated the factors that necessitated early man's forward-projecting face and ...

Human Evolution: Walking Upright Evolved at Least 3.6 Million Years Ago—Long Before Modern Humans Appeared - Newsweek


Newsweek
The question of whether our early ancestors walked fully upright or in a crouched position, like apes, has long been a hot debate among scientists. Now, new research presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Anatomists during the ...
Washington Post
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A Look at Our Ancestors

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Humboldt University's summary of the hominid evolutionary line, with species involved grouped by genus.

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Report from the Public Broadcasting Corporation on the science of using DNA testing to track personal ancestry and ancient human migration patterns.

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Presents a general overview of the evolutionary design of man.

Human Ancestors Hall: Austalopithecus afarensis
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Includes images of skull, jaw, and other bone fragments attributed to Australopithecus afarensis, the long-lived species that may have given rise to the several lineages of early human.

Human Ancestors Hall: Homo ergaster
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Profile from The Smithsonian Institution Human Origins Program.