Out of Africa: 1.8 M-year-old skull shows early human ancestors evolving and on the move

  • Article by: SETH BORENSTEIN , Associated Press
  • Updated: October 17, 2013 - 5:44 PM

DMANISI, Georgia — The discovery of a 1.8-million-year-old skull of a human ancestor buried under a medieval Georgian village provides a vivid picture of early evolution and indicates our family tree may have fewer branches than some believe, scientists say.

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