Evolution of the Big Toe Studied

www.archaeology.org | 8/15/2018 | Staff
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(Eleifert, via Wikimedia Commons)MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN—According to a BBC News report, Peter Fernandez of Marquette University led a team of researchers who made 3-D scans of the toe bones of living and fossil primate species and human relatives, and compared them to scans of the toes of modern humans. The study suggests early hominins, beginning with Ardipithecus ramidus some 4.4 million years ago, would have been able to walk upright...
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