Volcanoes in Ethiopia Shook Up Early Human Evolution – Seeker

Dramatic and rapid changes from volcanic activity in Ethiopia appear to have set the stage for the emergence of Homo sapiens around 200,000 years ago. The first known fossil... Read more »

Ancient jawbones put new species on the human family tree, researchers say – CNN

Story highlights Researchers say they have found teeth and jawbones belonging to a new species of human ancestor The remains, dating back 3.3 million to 3.5 million years, were... Read more »

Ancient jawbones put new species on the human family tree, researchers say – CNN

Story highlights Researchers say they have found teeth and jawbones belonging to a new species of human ancestor The remains, dating back 3.3 million to 3.5 million years, were... Read more »

Ancient jawbones put new species on the human family tree, researchers say – CNN

Story highlights Researchers say they have found teeth and jawbones belonging to a new species of human ancestor The remains, dating back 3.3 million to 3.5 million years, were... Read more »

Student finds 2.8 million-year-old human jawbone in Ethiopia

William Kimbel/AP The 2.8 million-year-old jawbone fragment is the oldest known fossil from an evolutionary tree branch that eventually led to modern humans. The jawbone pushes back the fossil... Read more »

Ethiopian Student ‘Stunned’ By Historic Fossil Find

Photo: William Kimbel By Webheraldpressh* Scientists have unearthed the jawbone of what they claim is one of the very first humans. The 2.8 million-year-old specimen is 400,000 years older... Read more »

Oldest known jawbone from human genus found in Ethiopia

(CNN)With the discovery of a gray, fossilized jawbone in a remote corner of Ethiopia, a student at Arizona State University may have changed our understanding of our earliest ancestors.... Read more »

Famed “Lucy” Fossils Discovered in Ethiopia, 40 Years Ago

A sculptor’s rendering of the hominid Australopithecus afarensis on display in 2007. (Credit: Dave Einsel/Getty Images) Dr. Donald Johanson woke up on the morning of November 24, 1974, feeling... 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... Read more »