Peace Corps Fellow brings lessons from Ethiopia to graduate work | News

Alesha Klein served in Ethiopia, where she was part of many gender equality initiatives. Fueled by her desire to serve, Alesha Klein became a Peace Corps volunteer in Ethiopia. Now in the... Read more »

Scientists Discover 3.4 Million Year Old Partial Foot in Afar : [ VIDEO ]

Addis Ababa — The Authority for Research and Conservation of Cultural Heritage (ARCCH) and the Woranso-Mille Paleontological project here on Wednesday announced that an international team of Ethiopian and American scientists conducting... Read more »

The finding of Oldest tool use in Ethiopia challenged

The idea that human ancestors were using stone tools about 3.4 million years ago has been challenged by a Spanish-led team of researchers. The original claim was based on what were purported... Read more »

Lucy’s ‘great-grandfather’ found

Anthropologists say they have discovered the 3.6 million-year-old partial skeleton of a creature that came from the same species as Lucy, but was 400,000 years older and at least as good at... Read more »

Questions raised about ‘Ardi’ as man’s ancestor

By MALCOLM RITTER (AP) NEW YORK — Last fall, a fossil skeleton named “Ardi” shook up the field of human evolution. Now, some scientists are raising doubts about what exactly the creature... Read more »