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Fossil sheds light on human origins – PerthNow

The fossil of an early human forerunner that inhabited South Africa 3.67 million years ago is shedding light on human origins.

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Sophisticated scanning technology is revealing intriguing secrets about Little Foot, the fossil of an early human forerunner that inhabited South Africa 3.67 million years ago during a critical juncture in our evolutionary history.
Scientists said on Tuesday they examined key parts of the nearly complete and well-preserved fossil at Britain’s national synchrotron facility, Diamond Light Source.
The scanning focused upon Little Foot’s cranial vault – the upper part of her braincase – and her lower…

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