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Lucy had an ape-like brain

Three-million-year-old brain imprints show that Australopithecus afarensis infants may have had a long dependence on caregiversCredit: Philipp Gunz, CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 The species Australopithecus afarensis inhabited East Africa more than…

Neanderthals ate mussels, fish, and seals too

International research team with participation from University of Göttingen find it wasn't just Homo sapiens who sourced food from the sea -- impact on cognitive abilities suspectedCredit: João Zilhão Over 80,000 years ago, Neanderthals…