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Evolution of hand - critical change 1.4 MY ago

Postby Brian Jordan » Mon Dec 16, 2013 9:46 pm

The discovery of a human bone in East Africa may finally reveal the mystery of when our hands evolved to be able to use tools.

Researchers from Missouri found the bone, which has a unique projection that helps it to connect it to the wrist, in Kenya and it is thought to have belonged to early ancestor Homo erectus.

Until now the unique bone structure has only been seen in modern-day humans and Neanderthals, and the discovery means the feature may have evolved more half a million years earlier than previously thought.
Wring your hands, YECs!
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2524758/Mystery-modern-mans-hands-solved-Bone-reveals-limbs-transformed-dextrous-tools-1-42million-years-ago.html
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