Maurice Taieb, Geologist Who Discovered “Lucy” Site, Dies at 86
Maurice Taieb, Geologist Who Discovered “Lucy” Site, Dies at 86
Taieb recognized the potential importance of the Hadar Formation, where remains of the hominin Australopithecus afarensis were found only a few years later.
Maurice Taieb, Geologist Who Discovered “Lucy” Site, Dies at 86
Maurice Taieb, Geologist Who Discovered “Lucy” Site, Dies at 86

Taieb recognized the potential importance of the Hadar Formation, where remains of the hominin Australopithecus afarensis were found only a few years later.

Taieb recognized the potential importance of the Hadar Formation, where remains of the hominin Australopithecus afarensis were found only a few years later.

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Early Humans’ Brains Were More Apelike than Modern
Early Humans’ Brains Were More Apelike than Modern
Abby Olena | Apr 8, 2021
Impressions that ancient brains left in fossilized skulls reveal that the first human ancestors to migrate out of Africa had much more primitive brains than previously thought.
A New Human Ancestor?
A New Human Ancestor?
Bob Grant | May 28, 2015
Researchers in Ethiopia unearth a previously unknown species of hominin, which roamed Africa at the same time as “Lucy.”