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`Lucy’ species used stone tools, fossil study says

`Lucy’ species used stone tools, fossil study says

By MALCOLM RITTER (AP) NEW YORK — Two ancient animal bones from Ethiopia show signs of butchering by human ancestors, moving back the earliest evidence for the use of stone tools by about 800,000 years, researchers say. The bones appear to have been cut and smashed some 3.4 million years ago, the first evidence of stone tool use by [...]

Lucy’s ‘great-grandfather’ found

Lucy’s ‘great-grandfather’ found

From MSNBC, An international team of archaeologists say they have discovered a 3.6 million-year-old partial skeleton from the same species as Lucy, a younger and more famous fossil that was found nearby. This skeleton has a longer name: Kadanuumuu, which means "big man" in Ethiopia's Afar language. Like the 3.3 million-year-old Lucy skeleton, [...]

Lucy, 3 million years old, on display at Expo

Lucy, 3 million years old, on display at Expo

BEIJING, May 14 -- Lucy, a 3-million-year-old human skeleton fossil, will be on display for the remainder of Expo 2010 Shanghai. The skeleton is a replica and its display was opened to the public on Thursday in the Ethiopia section of the Joint Africa Pavilion. The exhibit, created 30 years ago, contains the only replica of the [...]