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The Globe and Mail
Did a fall from a tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?chimpanzees and orangutans, which spend more time in trees than Lucy’s species.
Did a fall from a tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
The Globe and Mail / Posted an hour ago
chimpanzees and orangutans, which spend more time in trees than Lucy’s species. “Without a time machine, how can one know that she didn’t just get unlucky and fall?” William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an e... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted an hour ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Nature: http://www.nature.com/nature Follow the reporter on Twitter:... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
How to see the sights of Europe for freep.m. Saturday and Sunday winter, 9 a.m.-9:30 p.m. summer; free. This taxidermy
How to see the sights of Europe for free
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
p.m. Saturday and Sunday winter, 9 a.m.-9:30 p.m. summer; free. This taxidermy shop dating from 1831 is a veritable museum of natural history. See animals exotic and familiar, great and small, incredibly lifelike and artistically posed (all... Read more
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CBC.ca
Human ancestor Lucy died after epic fall from tree, scientists saychimpanzees and orangutans, which spend more time in trees than Lucy's species.
Human ancestor Lucy died after epic fall from tree, scientists say
CBC.ca / Posted 2 hours ago
chimpanzees and orangutans, which spend more time in trees than Lucy's species. "Without a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an e... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?spend more time in trees than Lucy's species. "Without a time machine, how can
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 hours ago
spend more time in trees than Lucy's species. "Without a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. As Advertised in the Calga... Read more
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CBS News
There's a new theory on what killed famous human ancestor Lucychimpanzees and orangutans, which spend more time in trees than Lucy’s species.
There's a new theory on what killed famous human ancestor Lucy
CBS News / Posted 2 hours ago
chimpanzees and orangutans, which spend more time in trees than Lucy’s species. “Without a time machine, how can one know that she didn’t just get unlucky and fall?” William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an e... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 2 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Nature: http://www.nature.com/nature Follow the reporter on Twitter:... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Kennewick Man's DNA reveals he was a Native American, study saysowns the remains, but they are controlled by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Kennewick Man's DNA reveals he was a Native American, study says
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 hours ago
owns the remains, but they are controlled by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. They wound up in the custody of the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture in Seattle. Research has continued on the bones. Studies of the cranium have continued... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 4 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?than Lucy's species. "Without a time machine, how can one know that she didn't
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 4 hours ago
than Lucy's species. "Without a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciW... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 4 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 4 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 4 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 4 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 4 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Nature: http://www.nature.com/nature Follow the reporter on Twitter:... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 4 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 4 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 4 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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ABC Montana
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
ABC Montana / Posted 4 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 4 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 4 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
KTVN Reno / Posted 4 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
Hawaii News Now / Posted 5 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 5 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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WALB Albany
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
WALB Albany / Posted 5 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 5 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 5 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 5 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
WGEM Quincy / Posted 5 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 5 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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CTV News
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?chimpanzees and orangutans, which spend more time in trees than Lucy's species.
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
CTV News / Posted 5 hours ago
chimpanzees and orangutans, which spend more time in trees than Lucy's species. "Without a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an e... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 5 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn’t just get unlucky and fall?” Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn’t just get unlucky and fall?” William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Nature: http://www.nature.com/nature Follow the reporter on Twitter:... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 5 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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PhysOrg
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?by chimpanzees and orangutans, which spend more time in trees than Lucy's speci
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
PhysOrg / Posted 5 hours ago
by chimpanzees and orangutans, which spend more time in trees than Lucy's species."Without a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an em... Read more
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ABC News
Did Fall From Tree Kill Famous Human Ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did Fall From Tree Kill Famous Human Ancestor Lucy?
ABC News / Posted 5 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Nature: http://www.nature.com/nature Follow the reporter on Twitter:... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 5 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 5 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 5 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
KXXV Waco / Posted 5 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 5 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 5 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
KWWL Iowa / Posted 5 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 5 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Austrian experts recover giant tusks of rare mammoth breedfreeway. The find, dating back to mid-August, was reported by Austrian media o
Austrian experts recover giant tusks of rare mammoth breed
Calgary Sun / Posted 5 hours ago
freeway. The find, dating back to mid-August, was reported by Austrian media on Monday. They cite officials of Vienna's Museum of Natural History as saying the tusks are about 2 1/2 meters (more than 8 feet) long and apparently come from a... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" Wi
Did fall from tree kill famous human ancestor Lucy?
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 5 hours ago
a time machine, how can one know that she didn't just get unlucky and fall?" William Harcourt-Smith of the American Museum of Natural History said in an email. Online: Follow the reporter on Twitter: @SciWriAlicia Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Austrian experts recover giant tusks of rare mammoth breedfreeway. The find, dating back to mid-August, was reported by Austrian media o
Austrian experts recover giant tusks of rare mammoth breed
Brandon Sun / Posted 5 hours ago
freeway. The find, dating back to mid-August, was reported by Austrian media on Monday. They cite officials of Vienna's Museum of Natural History as saying the tusks are about 2 1/2 meters (more than 8 feet) long and apparently come from a... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Austrian experts recover giant tusks of rare mammoth breedIn this undated photo provided by Vienna Museum of Natural History an employee
Austrian experts recover giant tusks of rare mammoth breed
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 hours ago
In this undated photo provided by Vienna Museum of Natural History an employee of Vienna's Museum of Natural History works on tusk of a mammoth. The museum team has recovered two giant tusks and other remnants of what experts say are apparently the... Read more
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Salon.com
Austrian experts recover giant tusks of rare mammoth breedfreeway. The find, dating back to mid-August, was reported by Austrian media o
Austrian experts recover giant tusks of rare mammoth breed
Salon.com / Posted 6 hours ago
freeway. The find, dating back to mid-August, was reported by Austrian media on Monday. They cite officials of Vienna’s Museum of Natural History as saying the tusks are about 2 ½ meters (more than 8 feet) long and apparently come from a mammoth... Read more
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