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Kenyan Fossils Rekindle Debate over Early Human Diversity

Koobi Fora fossils

If I had to pick the hottest topic in paleoanthropology right now, I’d say it’s the origin and early evolution of our genus, Homo. Researchers know quite a bit about our australopithecine predecessors (Lucy and her ilk) and about later phases of Homo’s evolution. But the dawn of our lineage is cloaked in mystery. One question [...]

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