Humans evolved in partially isolated populations scattered across Africa

A scientific consortium led by Dr. Eleanor Scerri, British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Oxford and researcher at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, has found that human ancestors were scattered across Africa, and largely kept apart by a combination of diverse habitats and shifting environmental boundaries, such as forests and deserts. Millennia of separation gave rise to a staggering diversity of human forms, whose mixing ultimately shaped our species.

Humans evolved in partially isolated populations scattered across Africa

A scientific consortium led by Dr. Eleanor Scerri, British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Oxford and researcher at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, ...

Wed 11 Jul 18 from Phys.org

Rewriting the story of humanity's origins

Experts lead by the by Dr. Eleanor Scerri of the University of Oxford found the the fossil record does not support humans being fully formed when they spread across the world. ...

Wed 11 Jul 18 from Daily Mail

Humans evolved in small groups across diverse environs in Africa

New research has offered an unprecedented look at early human evolution in Africa.

Wed 11 Jul 18 from UPI

Humans did not stem from a single ancestral population in one region of Africa

A scientific consortium has found that human ancestors were scattered across Africa, and largely kept apart by a combination of diverse habitats and shifting environmental boundaries, such as ...

Wed 11 Jul 18 from ScienceDaily

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