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Wed Mar 4, 2015, 07:40 PM

 

Scientists have unearthed the jawbone of what they claim is one of the very first humans




http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-31718336


The 2.8 million-year-old specimen is 400,000 years older than researchers thought that our kind first emerged.

The discovery in Ethiopia suggests climate change spurred the transition from tree dweller to upright walker.

The head of the research team told BBC News that the find gives the first insight into "the most important transitions in human evolution



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Reply Scientists have unearthed the jawbone of what they claim is one of the very first humans (Original post)
glasshouses Mar 2015 OP
Turbineguy Mar 2015 #1
misterhighwasted Mar 2015 #2
glasshouses Mar 2015 #4
COLGATE4 Mar 2015 #6
samsingh Mar 2015 #3
madinmaryland Mar 2015 #5
hifiguy Mar 2015 #7
Nuclear Unicorn Mar 2015 #8

Response to glasshouses (Original post)

Wed Mar 4, 2015, 07:42 PM

1. That must be

the jawbone of the ass mentioned in the Bible.

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Response to Turbineguy (Reply #1)

Wed Mar 4, 2015, 07:44 PM

2. AhhhHaaaha.

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Response to Turbineguy (Reply #1)

Wed Mar 4, 2015, 07:49 PM

4. hehe

 

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Response to Turbineguy (Reply #1)

Wed Mar 4, 2015, 08:04 PM

6. Nope. The jawbone of the first Rethuglican. nt

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Response to glasshouses (Original post)

Wed Mar 4, 2015, 07:49 PM

3. almost 3 million years! i can't even fatham. so much has happened in only 3000 years.

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Response to glasshouses (Original post)

Wed Mar 4, 2015, 07:54 PM

5. Wait, what? The earth is actually only 6,529 years old. That's what my book says and I also

read it on the internets, so it must be true!!



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Response to glasshouses (Original post)

Wed Mar 4, 2015, 08:12 PM

7. Science Marches On!

 

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Wed Mar 4, 2015, 08:18 PM

8. Must have been a politician if his mouth is the only thing to survive.

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