Understanding odds has never been a strength of Homo sapiens. In some very real sense, 21st-century Hollywood has forgotten how to use living, breathing Homo sapiens in action movies. The results are in and Homo habilis, our primate forebear, has won another round. He'd reveal definite indications of belonging to Homo Sapiens only when drinking beer and talking about his holes.
Bulgarian cave remains reveal surprises about earliest Homo sapiens in Europe | Reuters
By Dan Avery For Dailymail. Stone tools, burnt eggshells and other artifacts discovered in the Kalahari have experts questioning the long-held belief that civilization emerged from coastal regions. The items date back more than , years, when the South African desert received enough rain to sustain human inhabitants. Researchers also found nearly two dozen small pieces of calcite, which are believed to be the oldest known crystals used by humans - suggesting the spiritual ritual was long part of humanity.
The Story of Humans and Neanderthals in Europe Is Being Rewritten
Evolution places severe demands upon fossils used to support it. A fossil in an evolutionary sequence must have both the proper morphology shape to fit that sequence and an appropriate date to justify its position in that sequence. Since the morphology of a fossil cannot be changed, it is obvious that the dating is the more subjective element of the two items. Yet, accurate dating of fossils is so essential that the scientific respectability of evolution is contingent upon fossils having appropriate dates.