‘H. Naledi an animal on the cusp of transition’

The spotlight in human evolution had long since shifted to the Great Rift Valley of East Africa.

Lee Berger, the American paleoanthropologist got a job at the University of the Witwatersrand, Wits, to hunt for fossils in the 1990s, but … Read the rest

Mapping the world: Crimea is Russian

“We map the world as it is – not as people would like it to be,” National Geographic’s map-making authority says, as the educational entertainment giant prepares to mark Crimea as part of Russia after the parliament officially ratifies the … Read the rest