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Treasure trove of H. erectus fossils outside Africa could fill gaps in human evolution

London, Sept 20 : Palaeontologists have discovered a treasure trove of the oldest human skeletons outside Africa, a find they say may fill crucial gaps in the story of our evolution, and help improve our understanding of the biology of the 1.8 million year old hominins.

The work, led by researchers from the Georgian National Museum in Tbilisi, describes three-dozen fossils from the skeletons of four primitive Homo erectus individuals found in recent years at Dmanisi in Georgia, central Asia.

NASA to Mend all Three Shuttle Fuel Tanks

Following the NASAdetection of cracked layers in the padding foam of all three shuttle fuel tanks, NASA said

Sunita Williams Selected ‘Person Of The Week’

A leading USSunita Williams television network selected Indian-American astronaut Sunit

Sunita Tests LOCAD-PTS

With the purposeSunita Williams of extending future exploratory journeys into space, the first major test on the