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21 May 2018
The recently-discovered species Homo naledi may have had a pint-sized brain, but that brain packed a big punch.
21 May 2018
Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology have used DNA evidence to prove that Neanderthals occupied the cave site of Trou Al’Wesse in Belgium. 
17 May 2018
Dear Members,
Herewith the May newsletter of 2018 from the Northern Branch of the SA Archaeological Society.. please click the link below to open it.


04 Apr 2018
Dear Members, Herewith the March newsletter of 2018 from the Trans-!Garib branch of the SA Archaeological Society.
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11 Dec 2017
After 20 years of painstaking excavation and preparation, Professor Ron Clarke introduces the most complete Australopithecus fossil ever found to the world. South Africa’s status as a major cradle in the African nursery of humankind has been reinforced with today’s
11 Dec 2017
Most people are now familiar with the traditional "Out of Africa" model: modern humans evolved in Africa and then dispersed across Asia and reached Australia in a single wave about 60,000 years ago.
30 Oct 2017
Dear Members,
Herewith the September newsletter of 2017 from the Northern Branch of the SA Archaeological Society..
30 Oct 2017
Digital technology has become an integral part of our everyday lives. So it was only a matter of time before the ways people interact with the past and ancient artefacts in museum settings became digital, too.
 
The problem is that technology can be extremely expensive.
30 Oct 2017
Homo naledi’s significant impact.
In an accompanying paper, led by Berger, entitled Homo naledi and Pleistocene hominin evolution in subequatorial Africa, the team discusses the importance of finding such a primitive species at such a time and place.
30 Oct 2017
Mpho Raborife, News24
Johannesburg - A year and a half after fossils belonging to the Homo naledi species were discovered, scientists and researchers can now reveal that it is highly likely that the species lived alongside Homo sapiens (early humans).