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Australopithecus sediba Dismissed as Human Ancestor

Two paleoanthropologists writing in Science explain why the mysterious A. sediba is unlikely to be related to the genus Homo.

Lucy Lived in the Trees

A new CT scan of Lucy's bones show adaptations for living in the trees.

Human Evolutionists Fall Out of Their Science Tree

Tell a tale, get media attention: did Lucy fall out of a tree, or did paleoanthropologists fall off an empirical limb?

Why Was Farming Delayed?

If intelligent humans were around for hundreds of thousands of years, why didn't any of them think about farming sooner?

Divorce Spats Between Lucy and Designated Replacement

Lucy was the darling of the 1980s, but with Australopithecus sediba taking center stage, her fans are not happy.

What's Up with Alley Oop?

Here are some recent stories about human evolution. Some might deserve to be in the comics.
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