Homo naledi’s surprisingly young age opens up more questions on where we come from

Wits University Media Release – 9 May 2017 Johannesburg. – Scientists today announced that the Rising Star Cave system has revealed yet more important discoveries, only a year and a half after it was announced that the richest fossil hominin site in Africa had been discovered, and that it contained a new hominin species named … Continued

New species of human relative discovered in South African cave

Fossils representing at least 15 individuals may alter views of human behaviour The discovery of a new species of human relative was announced today, 10 September 2015, by the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits University), the National Geographic Society and the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the National Research Foundation of South Africa … Continued