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May 9, 2017 8:01 AM Small-brained early human lived more recently than expected

Homo naledi fossils are dated to a few hundred thousand years ago, and may have overlapped with Homo sapiens. The skull of a Homo naledi, dubbed 'Neo', discovered in a second chamber in South Africa's Rising Star cave system. An early human species with a curious mix of archaic and modern features lived in South Africa just a few hundred thousand years 99

May 9, 2017 8:01 AM Humanity’s strange new cousin is shockingly young — and shaking up our family tree

Homo naledi, a strange new species of human cousin found in South Africa two years ago, was unlike anything scientists had ever seen. Discovered deep in the heart of a treacherous cave system — as if they'd been placed there deliberately — were 15 ancient skeletons that showed a confusing patchwork of features. Some aspects seemed modern, almost human 125

May 9, 2017 8:01 AM Amazing haul of ancient human finds unveiled

A new haul of ancient human remains has been described from an important cave site in South Africa. The finds, including a well-preserved skull, bolster the idea that the Homo naledi people deliberately deposited their dead in the cave. Evidence of such complex behaviour is surprising for a human species with a brain that's a third the size of ours. Despite 93

May 6, 2017 9:29 AM Ghana, Burkina Faso Pledge to strengthen bilateral ties

The governments of Ghana and Burkina Faso have pledged to work towards strengthening the ties of co-operation that exist between them, after the Presidents of the two countries expressed satisfaction with the current state of the relations between them. In a joint communiqué issued at the end of the 2-day official visit to Burkina Faso by President Akufo-Addo 28

May 6, 2017 9:15 AM My dream is to see Accra-Ouaga rail line — Akufo-Addo

He said his commitment to the international railway project was evidenced by the fact that right at the beginning of his government, he established a special Ministry of Railways Development in Ghana. He was speaking at a state dinner organised in his honour by President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré of Burkina Faso as part of his two-day visit to Burkina 35

May 1, 2017 1:43 PM The Daily 202: Eight ways Trump got rolled in his first budget negotiation

THE BIG IDEA: Perhaps the best negotiators are not the people who tell everyone that they are the best negotiators. A spending agreement was reached last night that will keep the government funded through the end of September. This will be the first significant bipartisan measure passed by Congress since Donald Trump took office. -- The White House agreed 104

April 26, 2017 10:14 PM First Americans claim sparks controversy

A study that claims humans reached the Americas 130,000 years ago - much earlier than has previously been suggested - has run into controversy. Humans are thought to have arrived in the New World no earlier than 25,000 years ago, so the find would push back the first evidence of settlement by more than 100,000 years. The study is based on analysis of animal 107

April 26, 2017 7:22 PM Humans May Have Occupied North America 100,000 Years Earlier Than Thought

Early humans may have lived on the North American continent 130,000 years ago, more than 100,000 years earlier than scientists previously believed, according to a new study. The research examined ancient mastodon bones that bore "conclusive" signs of being handled by intelligent beings, the researchers said. When a new freeway was being constructed near San Diego 82

April 26, 2017 3:15 PM LIFE IN SPACE: China and Europe to build collaborative MOON VILLAGE

CHINA and Europe may embark on a joint venture to build a base for humans on the Moon. The European Space Agency (ESA) and China’s space exploration arm China National Space Administration have held talks in regards to building a moon-base, a spokesperson for the ESA confirmed. The secretary general for China's space agency, Tian Yulong, told the east-Asian 100

April 25, 2017 4:52 PM New study asks how your favorite doggos came to be

The most extensive evolutionary map of dog breeds ever made Dogs: We love them. Like, a lot. In fact, humans have been hanging out with doggos for at least 15,000 years or so, and likely a lot longer. Over the course of that long, mutually beneficial friendship, we've done a lot of strange things to our four-legged companions, controlling their reproduction 87