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Early humans ate bark

A study of Australopithecus sediba teeth from two individuals show that they chewed on bark and leaves. Teeth from two individuals were analysed in the latest research, focussing on patterns of dental wear, carbon isotope data and plant fragments from dental tartar. The evidence suggests the ape-like creature ate leaves, fruit, bark,

Australopithecus sediba skull may contain shrunken brain

A shrunken mummified brain may be contained within the fossilized skull of the newly discovered Australopithecus sediba. Soft parts of the body normally do not fossilize. Still, an extended low-density area in the rock still inside the skull could suggest brain tissue after bacterial decay."We saw this cavity near the

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