A 4.4 million-year-old skeleton could reveal how early humans began to walk upright (phys.org 25/02/21)

Evolutionary expert Charles Darwin and others recognized a close evolutionary relationship between humans, chimps and gorillas based on their shared anatomies, raising some questions: how are humans related to other primates? Research by a Texas A&M University professor may provide some answers.

Story of human evolution gets another rewrite with DNA analysis of Chinese teeth (CNN 02/09/21)

It suggested that Homo sapiens were in China at least 20,000 years earlier than early modern humans had been previously believed to have left Africa and spread around the world. It also tantalizingly hinted at the possibility that a different group of early humans could have evolved separately in Asia.

Lunch Break Science #19| Yohannes Haile-Selassie

Lunch Break Science is a weekly online series featuring short lectures or interviews with Leakey Foundation scientists Lunch Break Science #19| Yohannes Haile-Selassie Meet Leakey Foundation grantee Yohannes Haile-Selassie, one of the world’s foremost experts in paleoanthropology, and learn about his work uncovering fossils in Ethiopia.