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How human brains became so big
How human brains became so big
The human brain is disproportionately large. And although abundant grey matter confers certain intellectual advantages, sustaining a big brain is...
'Ancestor' fossils show evolving early humans
'Ancestor' fossils show evolving early humans
The two fossils are some of the most preserved specimens ever studied, and were found in 2008 by Professor Lee Berger, of the Evolutionary...
Taste for meat boosted ancestors' brains
Taste for meat boosted ancestors' brains
According to research published on Wednesday. research shed light on the diet of early hominims belonging to three different genera,...
The original Karabo
The original Karabo
We're used to Mail & Guardian reporters winning awards. But it's not everyday a fossil gets named after one.
The next link in the chain
The next link in the chain
Professor Lee Berger unlocks the heavy safe in the offices of Wits University's Institute for Human Evolution, gingerly removes a plastic case and...

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