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New Geology Study Raises Questions About Long-held Theories of Human Evolution


January 31, 2013

Sarah Feakins A new analysis of the past 12 million years of vegetation change in the cradle of humanity is challenging long-held beliefs about the world in which our ancestors took shape--and, by extension, the impact it had on them. Full Story

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