Our direct human ancestor Homo erectus is older than we thought

April 3, 2020 - General

An unusual skullcap and thousands of clues have created a southern twist to the story of human ancestors, in research published in Science.
A Homo erectus skullcap found northwest of Johannesburg in South Africa has been identified
as the oldest to date. The hominin is a direct ancestor of modern humans, experienced a
changing climate, and moved out of Africa into other continents. The discovery of DNH 134
pushes the possible…

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