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Book review of FOSSIL MEN: The Quest for the Oldest Skeleton and the Origins of Humankind and THE SEDIMENTS OF TIME: My Lifelong Search for the Past

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BOOK REVIEW | Humans | Homo Sapiens

Steve Brusatte | NYT 



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Book cover of FOSSIL MEN: The Quest for the Oldest Skeleton and the Origins of Humankind

Among the riot of species that have lived on Earth over the last four billion years, only we can ponder our own origins — and it often angers the blood. We’re long past any serious debate that humanity evolved from apes in Africa a few million years ago, but the scientists looking for ever older bones of our ancestors always seem to be squabbling.

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First Published: Sun, January 03 2021. 23:10 IST

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