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30 Oct 2017
Dear Members,
Herewith the September newsletter of 2017 from the Northern Branch of the SA Archaeological Society..
30 Oct 2017
Three tiny ear bones, the rarest fossils, from two hominids at Swartkrans in the Cradle of Humankind, provide clues about evolution.
30 Oct 2017
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.
30 Oct 2017
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.
30 Oct 2017
By: Janette Deacon, 04 January 2016

SOUTH AFRICAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY
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30 Oct 2017
South African scientists share our country’s latest fossil discovery with the world using live virtual technology.
30 Oct 2017
Human behaviour, as we know it, emerged earlier than previously thought, according to a team of Wits and international researchers.
30 Oct 2017
Genomic variation in seven Khoe-San groups reveals adaptation and complex African history.
30 Oct 2017
A 2 million year-old fox has been found at Malapa and is another new species from this extraordinarily rich fossil site in the Cradle of Humankind.
30 Oct 2017
New evidence from Wits on how the ancient hominin with a human smile, walked, chewed and moved 2 million years ago in the area which is now the Cradle of Humankind.