New Balance Women's Wl697V1 Trainers, Multicolour (North Sea), 5.5 UK 38 EU,Padders Women's Jump Shoes, Purple (Mauve), 5 UK 38 EU,Mcq Alexander Mcqueen Flip Flops - Women Mcq Alexander Mcqueen Flip Flops online on United Kingdom - 11504436HV,Merrell Women's Ryeland Mid Polar Waterproof Snow Boots, Black (Black), 5 UK 38 EU,Caprice 25461, Women's Ankle Boots, Brown (Brown 329), 8 UK (42 EU)Ten Points Women's Pandora Boots, Black (Black), 7 UKPreventi Giorgio, Men's Ankle Boots, Black (Black), 7 UK,Gabor Shoes Women''s Basic Closed-Toe Pumps, Black (17 Schwarz), 6.5 UK 6.5 UK,Asics Men's Gt-2000 5 Running Shoes, Multicolour (Carbon/Black/Gold Fusion) (5 UK),Fly London Mes, Women's Boots, Red, 4 UK,Skechers Men's 58352 Trainers, (Navy/Blue), 9.5 UK 44 EUART Women's 0279 Star Rio Sandals with Ankle Strap, Black (Total Black), 6 UK,Lottusse Men's HARRYS L6723 Derby Brown Size: 6.5,Aigle Unisex Adults' Parcours 2 Bottillon Work Wellingtons, Black, 8 UK,Remonte Women''s R3476 Hi-Top Trainers, Multicolor (Ice/offwhite-Metallic), 5 UK,Padders Carnaby, Women's Chukka Boots, Black (10 Black), 7 UK (40 EU),Shop Women's Spring Step Creshia Slingback White Leather - On Sale - - 19981818,Fly London Bobi Women Ballet Flats, Black (Black 000), 4 UK (37 EU),Dune Men's Patch Loafers, Black, 9 UK 43 EU,Schutz Women's Square Pumps Black Size: 39,SHOE THE BEAR Emmy, Women's Hi-Top Sneakers, Black, 5 UK (38 EU)Men's Moccasin Suede Spring / Fall Loafers & Slip-Ons Gray / Khaki / Dark Green / Tassel,Kickers Men's Kymbo Classic Lthr Am Mid Brogues, Brown (Mid Brown), 10 UK 44 EU,FIND Maru, Women's Closed-Toe Pumps Black 6 UK (39 EU),Brooks Addiction Walker, Women's Running Shoes, Black, 5 UK,New Balance Men''s 460 Fitness Shoes, (Grey), 11 UK 45.5 EUMens - River Island Canvas Sneakers In White And Green White 7.5 (UK) 7,7.5,8.5,9,10,11,12Gabor Shoes Fashion, Women's Ballet Flats, Beige (Rame 64), 4 UK (37 EU),Merrell Intercept, Men's Low Rise Hiking, Brown (Taupe), 7 UK (41 EU),Under Armour Men's Ua Thrill 3 Training Shoes,White (White),8.5 UK(43 EU),Probing deeper into the South African cave system known as Rising Star, a subterranean maze that last year yielded the largest cache of hominin fossils known to science, an international team of researchers has discovered another chamber with more remains of a newfound human relative, Homo naledi.
“Neo” skull of Homo naledi from the Lesedi Chamber of the Rising Star cave system in South Africa. The skull has been painstakingly reconstructed, providing a much more complete portrait of the early hominin. Photo: John Hawks CC-BY
The discovery, announced today (May 9, 2017) with the publication of a series of papers in the journal eLife, helps round out the picture of a creature that scientists now know shared the landscape with modern humans — and probably other hominin species — between 226,000 and 335,000 years ago. The discovery of the new fossils representing the remains of at least three juvenile and adult specimens includes a “wonderfully complete skull,” says University of Wisconsin–Madison anthropologist John Hawks.
The new chamber is also exceedingly difficult to access, requiring those excavating the fossils to crawl, climb and squeeze their way in pitch dark to the fossil cache.
Homo naledi was very different from archaic humans that lived around the same time. Left: Kabwe skull from Zambia, an archaic human. Right: “Neo” skull of Homo naledi. Photo: John Hawks CC-BY
Sept. 10, 2015: Fossil Trove Adds a New Limb to Human Family Tree