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A new research has revealed that Adam, our male ancestor walked the earth 209,000 years ago, which is much earlier than scientists had initially believed.
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An Oxford University study has found that our ancient ancestors who lived in East Africa between 2.4 million-1.4 million years ago survived mainly on a diet of tiger nuts, which are edible grass bulbs still eaten in parts of the world today.
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The most recent common ancestors to females and males - `Adam` and `Eve` - lived on the planet roughly around the same time, a new study has found.
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A team of researchers has reported that they have sequenced the sacred lotus genome, and the results offer insight into the heart of some of its mysteries.
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A part-human and part-ape-like creature that existed two million years ago in South Africa, had a pigeon-toed gait, human-like front teeth, and was an able climber, new research has found.
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Scientists have unearthed the fossils of a 28-million-year-old spiky creature which they say could be the oldest ancestor of the modern-day squid and octopus.
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Scientists have confirmed that a two-inch-long, worm-like sea creature is the ancestor of all vertebrate life forms.
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Gwyneth Paltrow wept on a television show when she discovered that her great-great-great grandfather was `a miracle worker` who apparently saved a town from being consumed by a fire.
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Genetic material pulled from a pinky finger bone found in a Siberian cave shows a new and unknown type of pre-human lived alongside modern humans and Neanderthals, scientists reported on Wednesday.
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In a new research, scientists have disproved the theory that the 50-million-year-old fossil of an “apelike” creature, discovered in 1992 in what is now northern Africa, was the earliest human ancestor.
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