These pre-human footprints could date back 6 million years

These pre-human footprints could date back 6 million years

Fossilized footsteps spotted in 2017 may actually be over 6 million years old, researchers say. Paleontologists are decidedly courageous people, especially those working on pre-human history. It is a period of our history which is particularly obscure, because we have very few exploitable elements. And the mystery has grown even thicker recently. In 2017, a … Read more

Serious human disease identified in chimpanzees

Serious human disease identified in chimpanzees

For the first time, researchers have formally identified the bacteria responsible for leprosy in two populations of chimpanzees. On Wednesday, a team of researchers released research that points to a disturbing sighting. They have indeed noticed cases of leprosy in chimpanzees West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire and Guinea-Bissau. It’s here very first time that this disease … Read more

Did a meteorite hit the Earth 50,000 years ago?

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A new crater nearly 2 kilometers in diameter has been discovered in northeast China. 50,000 years ago, an asteroid more than 100 meters in diameter washed up on Chinese lands. Spotted recently by researchers from the Middle Kingdom, this crater could be the largest ever discovered on Earth. Indeed, if larger meteorites have already washed … Read more