Saturday 25 February 2017 06:31
The Cradle of Humankind outside Johannesburg will unveil possibly the largest display of human fossils anywhere in the world on March 18.
Friday 6 May 2016 20:19
Scientists have for the first time grown human embryos outside of the mother for almost two full weeks into development.
Saturday 12 September 2015 13:10
University of Johannesburg Paleoanthropologist, Stephanie Edwards Baker says the new human species, Homo-Naledi should have been dated before being announced.
Friday 11 September 2015 11:00
The Founding President of the Kara Heritage Institute, Dr Mathole Motshekga, says human origins cannot be explained solely by fossils and skeletons.
Friday 11 September 2015 08:00
Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says there is a need for South Africa to ensure that its research investment is fully focused on paleontological sciences.
Thursday 27 August 2015 14:35
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Monday 22 June 2015 09:25
The secrets of the embryonic dinosaurs whose parents roamed South Africa 200 million years ago are finally in the process of being hatched.
Saturday 14 February 2015 10:59
Early mammals still managed to make their mark during the Jurassic Period.
Wednesday 28 January 2015 07:00
Snakes have been slithering on Earth far longer than anyone ever realized.
Friday 23 January 2015 06:20
Human ancestors may have been capable of using tools much earlier than previously thought.
Friday 8 November 2013 20:31
A new excavation for fossils will begin in the next few days at the Cradle of Humankind, north-west of Johannesburg.
Thursday 26 September 2013 06:47
Scientists in China have discovered what may be the earliest known creature with a distinct face, a 419 million-year-old fish that could be a missing link in the development of vertebrates.
Thursday 9 August 2012 18:51
Researchers studying fossils in Northern Kenya have discovered a new species of human that lived about two million years ago.