Post Profile

Ancient bee fossil reveals secrets of human ancestor’s habitat

A fossilised bee’s nest found near a revolutionary early human fossil can tell us more about the habitat the hominin lived in and how it got preserved
read more


Related Posts

Chimpanzee ground nests offer new insight into our ancestors descent from the trees

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

The first study into rarely documented ground-nest building by wild chimpanzees offers new clues about the ancient transition of early hominins from sleeping in trees to sleeping on the ground. While most apes build nests in trees, ...

Scientists Find Groundbreaking New Surprises in Examination of Early Human Ancestor

Academics / Archaeology : Archaeology in Europe

It dominated science headlines when the news was first released. The discovery of the remains of a new species of ancient hominin (human ancestor) revealed a candidate that sported a mosaic of features both ape-like and human -- an ...

'Lucy' lived among close cousins: Discovery of foot fossil confirms two human ancestor species co-existed

Academics / General Science : ScienceDaily: Science Society

Scientists have found a 3.4 million-year-old partial foot fossil in the Afar region of Ethiopia, showing that "Lucy," Australopithecus afarensis, and a much different-looking early hominin lived in the area at the same time.

Ancient fossils reveal diversity in the body structure of human ancestors

Academics / General Science : ScienceDaily: Science Society

Recently released research on human evolution has revealed that species of early human ancestors had significant differences in facial features. Now, scientists have found that these early human species also differed throughout othe...

Fossil bee nest imaging provides clues about the environment in which human ancestor Australopithecus africanus lived

Academics / General Science : Physorg: Other Sciences

Analysis of the first fossil bee nest from the Plio-Pleistocene of South Africa suggests that the human ancestor Australopithecus africanus lived in a dry savannah environment, according a study published September 28, 2016 in the o...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC