News tagged with fossil skull

Newborn dinosaur discovered in Maryland

No, this isn't Jurassic Park. Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine with help from an amateur fossil hunter in College Park, Md., have described the fossil of an armored dinosaur hatchling. It is ...

Sep 14, 2011
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Texas Ed Board compromises on evolution materials

(AP) -- The Texas State Board of Education gave final approval to supplemental high school science materials on Friday, delivering a blow to the board's social conservatives after a brief flare-up over some ...

Jul 22, 2011
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Farming to blame for our shrinking size and brains

(PhysOrg.com) -- At Britain's Royal Society, Dr. Marta Lahr from Cambridge University's Leverhulme Centre for Human Evolutionary Studies presented her findings that the height and brain size of modern-day ...

Jun 15, 2011 weblog
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Family tree branches out

(PhysOrg.com) -- UNSW anthropologist Dr Darren Curnoe has identified another new early human ancestor in South Africa ? the earliest recognised species of Homo.

May 20, 2010
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