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Lucy home after 5-year US tour

Ethiopia’s grand old lady Lucy – the 3.2-million-year-old fossil discovered in 1974 – has come home after touring the US for the last five years. One of the tour's aims was to boost Ethiopia’s profile as a tourism and science destination.
A new boost for an old science

New fox species found at Malapa

South Africa’s renowned Malapa cave at the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage site in Gauteng has yielded yet another discovery – a two-million-year old previously unknown fossil fox.
Fossils tell the mammal story

A fun approach to science teaching

Two women from Wits University’s Institute for Human Evolution are inspiring a new generation of scientists in South Africa by reaching out to children who have not had much exposure to career opportunities in the discipline.
Fossils tell the mammal story

Video: New light on human origins

Video: New light on human origins

"A new discovery sheds light on where we as a species have come from; a discovery so big it will change the way we view our distant past ..." Watch the video tracing the uncovering of what scientists are calling a new species of hominid at South Africa's Cradle of Humankind.
'New hominid species' at the Cradle

‘New hominid species’ at the Cradle

A South African-led team of scientists have announced the discovery of what they say is an entirely new hominid species at the Cradle of Humankind world heritage site outside Johannesburg, sparking fresh debate about the nature of our immediate ancestors. Lucille Davie reports.

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