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    1.8M-year-old skull gives glimpse of our evolution

    DMANISI, Georgia (AP) The discovery of a 1.8-million-year-old skull of a human ancestor buried under a medieval Georgian village provides a vivid picture of early evolution and indicates our family tree may have fewer branches than some believe, scientists say.The fossil is the most complete pre-human skull uncovered. With other partial remains previously found at the rural site, it gives researchers the earliest evidence of human ancestors moving out of Africa and spreading north to the rest of the world, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Science.
    The skull and other remains offer a glimpse of a population of pre-humans of various sizes living at the same time something that scientists had not seen before for such an ancient era. This diversity bolsters one of two competing theories about the way our early ancestors evolved, spreading out more like a tree than a bush.

    And yet some believe the above is all just a fairy tale .....

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    Skull discovery suggests early man was single species

    Washington (AFP) - A stunningly well-preserved skull from 1.8 million years ago offers new evidence that early man was a single species with a vast array of different looks, researchers said.

    With a tiny brain about a third the size of a modern human's, protruding brows and jutting jaws like an ape, the skull was found in the remains of a medieval hilltop city in Dmanisi, Georgia, said the study in the journal Science.

    It is one of five early human skulls -- four of which have jaws -- found so far at the site, about 100 kilometers (62 miles) from the capital Tbilisi, along with stone tools that hint at butchery and the bones of big, saber-toothed cats.

    Lead researcher David Lordkipanidze, director of the Georgian National Museum, described the group as "the richest and most complete collection of indisputable early Homo remains from any one site."

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    re: 1.8M-year-old skull gives glimpse of our evolution[w67,72]

    These scientists are idiots:

    The discovery of a 1.8-million-year-old skull of a human ancestor buried under a medieval Georgian village
    The medieval era wasn't 1.8 million years ago, you can't have an ancient skull in an old village, it makes no sense. Betcha these people do global warming theories in their spare time.
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    re: 1.8M-year-old skull gives glimpse of our evolution[w67,72]

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    And yet some believe the above is all just a fairy tale .....
    I am Christian but not a young Earth creationist. I beleive in evolution just like everyone else, that is just how God did it. Most of us do.
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    re: 1.8M-year-old skull gives glimpse of our evolution[w67,72]

    Quote Originally Posted by spud_meister View Post
    These scientists are idiots:



    The medieval era wasn't 1.8 million years ago, you can't have an ancient skull in an old village, it makes no sense. Betcha these people do global warming theories in their spare time.
    Taking just that one sentence, that's not what they're saying at all.

    Just because the skull was found UNDER a medieval city doesn't mean they're saying the skull is of a medieval time period.

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    re: 1.8M-year-old skull gives glimpse of our evolution[w67,72]

    Quote Originally Posted by spud_meister View Post
    These scientists are idiots:



    The medieval era wasn't 1.8 million years ago, you can't have an ancient skull in an old village, it makes no sense. Betcha these people do global warming theories in their spare time.
    Or it could be the village and the skull are from different time periods and that is why it was buried underneath the village. Something being buried under the village might mean just under the surface to miles down and without them saying one way or the other you shouldn't assume anything.

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    re: 1.8M-year-old skull gives glimpse of our evolution[w67,72]

    I think he was kidding.
    Quote Originally Posted by Henrin View Post
    Or it could be the village and the skull are from different time periods and that is why it was buried underneath the village. Something being buried under the village might mean just under the surface to miles below and without them saying one way or the other you shouldn't assume one way or the other.
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    re: 1.8M-year-old skull gives glimpse of our evolution[w67,72]

    Quote Originally Posted by spud_meister View Post
    These scientists are idiots:

    The medieval era wasn't 1.8 million years ago, you can't have an ancient skull in an old village, it makes no sense. Betcha these people do global warming theories in their spare time.
    Try re-reading the quote..
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    re: 1.8M-year-old skull gives glimpse of our evolution[w67,72]

    Quote Originally Posted by mak2 View Post
    I think he was kidding.
    How can you tell? It sure doesn't read that way.

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    re: 1.8M-year-old skull gives glimpse of our evolution[w67,72]

    Nonsense! Man was made of mud from Adam, and Eve was made of his rib! This happened 6000 years ago and before that nothing ever existed irrelevant to fossil data that show that contrary! I shall just stick to this belief blindly no matter these devilish findings show me to.

    If it is not in the religious books I shall not believe it, period! Evolution is not in religious books hence a true believer should not resort to plagiarism and adopt parts of scientific findings just to fit the views!
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