miércoles, 20 de agosto de 2014

The Most Incredible Human Evolution Discoveries of the New Millennium

New fossil and archaeological finds, along with insights from genetics, are upending the story of our origins


I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what an extraordinary time we are living in for paleoanthropological discovery. The saga of human origins has undergone substantial revision since the start of the new millennium—and it is more fascinating than ever. In my introduction to the September issue of Scientific American, which is devoted to the story of us, I reflect on some of the more spectacular revelations to have emerged over the past 15 years. You can read more about those finds at the links below: [...]  scientificamerican.com