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How to come up with better ideas, according to scientists who developed a new theory of human evolution - Quartz


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But according to a new paper in the journal Trends in Ecology and Evolution, we didn't come from one place or population on the continent. Instead, lineage of Homo sapiens probably originated in Africa at least 500,000 years ago—evolving from ...
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Humans Didn't Evolve From a Single Ancestral Population - Gizmodo


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A new commentary paper published today in Trends in Ecology & Evolution is challenging the predominant view that our species, Homo sapiens, emerged from a single ancestral population and a single geographic region in Africa. By looking at some of the ...
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Homo habilis and Homo erectus

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Article on the earliest creatures of the human genus, Homo habilis and Homo erectus, users of stone tools, with enlarged brains.

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Early Human Evolution: A Survey of the Biological and Cultural Evolution of Homo habilis and Homo erectus
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Tutorials focused on early transitional humans, Homo erectus, and early human culture.

Homo habilis
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An introduction to the well known but poorly defined species.

Homo habilis
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Short discussion of the species, and of the unanswered questions about where in the hominid line it fits in.

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Discusses the hominid lineage which probably evolved between 10 and 5 million years ago.

Homo habilis
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Information on this hominid with reconstructions of the skull.

Homo erectus
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Information and diagnostic features of this species.

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Information on this species which seems to have evolved in Africa about 1.8 million years ago.

Homo erectus
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Images and information from the Smithsonian Institution.

Creationist Arguments: Homo erectus
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Takes a critical look at the Creationists' arguments about, and interpretations of, Homo erectus fossils.

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Learn how the 2007 Kenyan fossil finds challenge the established views on early evolution of our genus Homo. View the 1.55 million year old Homo erectus skull in 3D and see photos from the Lake Turkana dig site.