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30 Oct 2017
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.
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.
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
Follow an intrepid team of spelunking archaeologists in a high-tech expedition deep under the Cradle of Humankind.
30 Oct 2017
At about 3 million years, Little Foot is the oldest and most complete Australopithecine in the world.
30 Oct 2017
High precision microfocus X-ray Computed Tomography (CT) of the Taung skull disproves it shows human-like infant development
30 Oct 2017
The Malapa structure is perhaps one of the most remarkable structures ever to be placed over a palaeontological or archaeological site.
30 Oct 2017
Human behaviour, as we know it, emerged earlier than previously thought, according to a team of Wits and international researchers.