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A new fieldwork season in Eritrea, the Horn of Africa, provides new remains of giant mammals, plant trunks and artifacts older than one million years ago

These findings will help to understand the climate and ecology of the Early Pleistocene times in the Engel Ela-Ramud basin.

Oldest ever human genetic evidence clarifies dispute over our ancestors

Genetic material from an 800.000-year-old human fossil has been retrieved for the first time.

Eudald Carbonell: “Coronavirus Covid-19 is the last warning: if we don’t make decisions, it will be the collapse of our species”

“This is not just a health crisis. It is a social and universal crisis. It is the collapse of a system that has not risen to the challenge of structural change when we had the first warnings a few years ago”.

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