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06 Jul 2016
This study suggests that Homo naledi lived more recently than first thought  but the dating method is unusual.
20 May 2016
Why did humans leave Africa in the first place? Their migration could have been sparked by competition, climate change or simply a great hallmark of human nature, curiosity. Over the past 2 million years humans have proven to be a remarkably successful species.
06 May 2016
During a routine check on 2 January 2016, Professor Chris Henshilwood and Dr Karen Van Niekerk discovered that a vandal or vandals had broken through the protective panels at the entrance to Blombos Cave and had then climbed into the cave through the opening.
06 May 2016
By: Janette Deacon, 04 January 2016

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06 May 2016
September is Heritage Month, but the government’s decision to allow mining to go ahead bodes ill for cultural and natural heritage in the Mapungubwe Area.
06 May 2016
Skeletons of a woman and a possibly related child have revealed a wealth of new information on the species Australopithecus sediba.
06 May 2016
The world’s earliest evidence of the use of containers and of a complicated ochre mixture, push back the date of the evolution of complex human cognition.
06 May 2016
Recent finds at Sibudu, KwaZulu-Natal, provide insights into the behaviour of early modern humans.
06 May 2016
Dr John C Vogel passed away peacefully on 30 January 2012 at the age of 79.
06 May 2016
The Malapa structure is perhaps one of the most remarkable structures ever to be placed over a palaeontological or archaeological site.