Griffith University scientists have led an international team to date the skull of an early human found in Africa, potentially upending human evolution knowledge with their discovery.
Last known remains of modern human ancestors dated by Griffith archaeologist.
Unravelling the past for the First People is key to a new partnership between Griffith University and the Mithaka People of South West Queensland. Mithaka People are the Native Title owners of 33,800 square kilometres in the Channel Country of southwest Queensland, as well as the last claimants to a further 22,000 square kilometres west […]
A Griffith University geochronologist’s state-of-the-art dating methods push back the origins of our species by an unprecedented 100,000 years, uncovering the oldest modern human and our deep biological history in Africa. Professor Rainer Grün, director of the leading Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution (ARCHE), was among an international research team that dated fossils discovered […]
Scientists from Griffith’s Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution (ARCHE) have helped discover Homo naledi’s surprisingly young age, opening up more questions on where we come from. Findings published this week in journal eLife show that Homo naledi, the hominin that was discovered by a large team of international researchers in 2013, was alive sometime between 335 and 236 thousand years […]