Researchers recently discovered a new human ancestor named Homo naledi. It took six tiny women to excavate the fossils from the narrow cave, and we had the chance to talk to one of them.
Wits University researchers recently discovered the earliest known fossils of coelacanth species. This species, named Serenichthys kowiensis, is 360 million years old.
Fossils excavated from the Rising Star cave in South Africa were identified as a new species of human ancestors. The researchers note that this new species has a lot in common with modern humans.