lunes, 25 de julio de 2011

Secrets of an Ancient Skull


High-resolution CT scans of the Malapa male's skull reveal brain features never seen before in a hominin so ancient.
Reconstruction by Paul Tafferou, courtesy of The European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Lee R. Berger, and the University of the Witwatersrand.

Related news: Part Ape, Part Human. National Geographic Magazine August 2011. / Traducción (vía Terrae Antiqvae)

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