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Dinosaurs Could Have Avoided Mass Extinction If the Killer Asteroid Had Landed Almost Anywhere Else
The mass extinction of the dinosaurs was down to the location of the asteroid’s impact and the kind of rocks it landed on.
Cave Explorers Find New Fossils of Mysterious Human Relative
A new trove of fossil bones found in a cramped South African cave is adding to our understanding of an unusual cousin of modern humans, scientists announced.
Ancient Infant Ape Skull Sheds Light on the Ancestor of All Humans and Living Apes
Exquisitely preserved fossil suggests that our ape forebears did come from Africa.
Oldest Fossils of Homo Sapiens Found in Morocco, Altering History of Our Species
Newly discovered fossils indicate Homo sapiens were present in Africa 300,000 years ago, scientists reported. Until now, the earliest evidence dated back just 195,000 years.
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In U.S., Belief in Creationist View of Humans at New Low
Thirty-eight percent of U.S. adults now accept creationism, while 57 percent believe in some form of evolution — either God-guided or not — saying man developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life. This is the first time since 1982 — when Gallup began asking this question using this wording — that belief in God's direct creation of man has not been the outright most-common response.
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