It is not every day that we encounter such a humble attitude from a scientist who is prepared to candidly acknowledge the incompleteness in our understanding of the mechanics of evolution.
A report in Science has grabbed media attention with its conclusion that the most recent common human male and female ancestors could have overlapped.
Ladies, if you feel secure in your marriage, you can go ahead and thank an ancient heritage from our ancestral past.
“A. sediba is the wrong hominin in the wrong place at the wrong time to be our direct ancestor.”
“How, and why, did we evolve from apes?” This is the question posed to children by South African paleoanthropologist Lee Berger.