ancient history

Human Fossils Shouldn’t Just Belong to Whoever Digs Them Up

Human Fossils Shouldn’t Just Belong to Whoever Digs Them Up

All humans alive today can claim a common ancestral link to some hominin. Hominins include modern humans, extinct human species, and all our immediate ancestors. Recent discoveries of hominin remains, including the skull of a Homo erectus in South Africa, have generated high levels of interest from the public and…