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Early human ancestors spent longer time on trees than thought

Last Updated: Friday, October 26, 2012, 22:06

Early human ancestors spent longer time on trees than previously thought, remaining very active climbers till much later, a new study has found.

Foot fossil indicates `another human relative was present at time of Lucy`

Last Updated: Thursday, March 29, 2012, 12:08

The fossil foot did not belong to a member of “Lucy’s” species, Australopithecus afarensis, the famous early human ancestor.

Fossil shows Lucy co-existed with another prehuman species

Last Updated: Thursday, March 29, 2012, 00:19

Lucy, it turns out, had company -- another prehuman that also walked but spent more of its time in trees.