Friday, March 24, 2006

Early human skull found

Yet more discovery of bones in Ethiopia linking origins of humans to apes...And this smart brother from the appropriately named Stone Age Institute knew well enough to bring his team to Ethiopia, birthplace of mankind, yet a place still operating with Stone Age mentality.

...The skull appeared "to be intermediate between the earlier Homo erectus and the later Homo sapiens," Sileshi Semaw, an Ethiopian research scientist at the Stone Age Institute at Indiana University, told a news conference in Addis Ababa.

Skull discovery could fill origins gap (Reuters) March 24, 2006