9 Science Stories You Can't Miss: The Weird New Humans Edition
This week scientists added a new branch to the human family tree. Here’s that and other great science stories from BuzzFeed and around the web.
Just Discovered: A New Human Species With Small Brains Who Buried Their Dead
A reconstruction of Homo naledi’s head by paleoartist John Gurche.
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Quiz! Are You More Homo Erectus, Homo Naledi, Or Australopithecus Africanus?
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Scientists Shocked The World With A Brand New Species Of Man — But Who Owns The Bones?
A composite skeleton of H. naledi is surrounded by some of the hundreds of other fossil elements recovered from the cave.
Obama’s Alaska Trip Highlights History Of Arctic Mania
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