Lucy, Ardi and Selam find new home in Ethiopia

Paris, 3 December 2014 On the 40th anniversary of the discovery in Ethiopia of humankind’s most famous fossil representative, Lucy, the little 3.2 million-year-old Australopithecus has become one of the stars of... Read more »

How Ethiopian scientist Zeray Alemseged unearthed ‘world’s oldest child’ : CNN

(CNN) — It was another December afternoon back in 2000, spent like hundreds of others combing the rocky hills of the Dikika region, when Ethiopian scientist Zeray Alemseged heard one of his... 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 »

Ethiopian scientists discover 22 million year-old fossils

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) Ethiopian scientists announced on Friday the discovery of a 22 million year-old fossils, on anew locality some 157 kilometres north-east of Addis Ababa. The dean of Addis Ababa University’s... 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 »