New Research Reveals How Human Ancestor Walked, Chewed, and Moved

17/04/2013 11:50

by Staff Writers
Johannesburg, South Africa (SPX) Apr 16, 2013
A team of scientists has pieced together how the hominid Australopithecus sediba (Au. sediba) walked, chewed, and moved nearly two million years ago. Their research, which appears in six papers in the latest issue of the journal Science, also shows that Au. sediba had a notable feature that differed from that of modern humans-a functionally longer and more flexible lower back. [Read more] ...