Half Man, Half Ape Human Ancestor Constructed From Remains Found In South Africa

Using the 2-million-year-old remains of several partial skeletons, the archaeological team created a reconstruction of a species with a human-like pelvis, hands, and teeth, and a chimpanzee-like foot–an australopithecine by any other name.

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My writing career has taken me all round the houses over the past decade and a half--from grumpy teens and hungover rock bands in the U.K., where I was born, via celebrity interviews, health, tech and fashion in Madrid and Paris, before returning to London, where I now live. For the past five years I've been writing about technology and innovation for U.S.