Buttle's World

1 October, 2009

Oldest “Human” Ancestor Found

Filed under: Posts — clgood @ 21:51

Meet Grandma:

There goes the missing link theory.

The fossil puts to rest the notion, popular since Darwin’s time, that a chimpanzee-like missing link-resembling something between humans and today’s apes-would eventually be found at the root of the human family tree. Indeed, the new evidence suggests that the study of chimpanzee anatomy and behavior-long used to infer the nature of the earliest human ancestors-is largely irrelevant to understanding our beginnings.

More at Science Magazine.

And, predictably, the Dishonesty Institute didn’t wait long to start spewing squid’s ink.


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