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  • Some of the oldest evidence of left-handedness comes from Kenya, where of a 500,000 year-old cache of 54 stone tools made by one of our pre-human ancestors, six (or about 11 percent) were chipped using the left hand.

    what the left hand is doing | clusterflock

  • I'm not sure how that jives with his idea that dinosaurs were pre-human symbols of the devil.

    Say That Again...?

  • It has always been so, from the time of the first pre-human anthropoid crossing a mountain-divide in quest of better berry - bushes beyond, down to the latest Slovak, arriving on our shores to-day, to go to work in the coal-mines of Pennsylvania.

    THE HUMAN DRIFT

  • The owner of a 40,000-year-old pinky bone may have belonged to an archaic human species known only from fossils such as Homo heidelbergensis, shown as a bust above, or Homo erectus, or a completely unknown pre-human species.

    Fossil DNA analysis may have revealed new human species

  • Dubbed "x-woman" by the researchers, despite its undetermined gender, the pinky owner may have belonged to an archaic human species such as Homo erectus or Homo heidelbergensis, known only from fossils, or an unknown pre-human species.

    Fossil DNA analysis may have revealed new human species

  • If, in a thousand or ten thousand years the human species extincts itself, who knows but there may be hope for the planet after all, that it might once again regain its pre-human vibrancy.

    Think Progress » TIMELINE: From Promoting Acid Rain To Climate Denial, Over 20 Years Of David Koch’s Polluter Front Groups

  • In fact, there are depression-like states even in pre-human mammals.

    Andrew Solomon - An interview with author

  • It's her job to explain to the news media and a skeptical public why the Park Service should spend millions of taxpayer dollars to slaughter animals in an effort to preserve nature: Nonnative rats, snakes and pigs pose a devastating threat to endemic species in the Northern Channel Islands' tightly contained ecosystems, and the way to restore the islands to their pre-human state is to poison and hunt those predators until they are gone.

    T. Coraghessan Boyle's 'When the Killing's Done,' an environmental novel

  • A 9-year-old boy has discovered the first known fossils of a primitive pre-human species in South Africa, a finding that has scientists arguing anew over the roots of the human family tree.

    New Face in Human Family Tree

  • A nine-year-old South African boy out with his scientist father discovered the first known fossils of a pre-human species that has experts arguing anew over the roots of mankind's family tree.

    New Face in Human Family Tree

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