Cradle Of Humankind


You can now become one of SA's 'underground astronauts' – if you can squeeze through a 18cm hole

2018-09-06 06:13

Palaeoanthropologist Lee Berger is hoping to find body structure bones of Homo Naledi at the Cradle of Humankind in Gauteng.

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Watch: Homo naledi gets a branch on the human family tree

Scientists believe they’ve unearthed a new species of human relative, Homo naledi.

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Here's what we know about Homo naledi so far...

The discovery of a new species of a human ancestor was announced at the Cradle of Humankind on Thursday. Here's what we know so far...

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HEADLINES: Malema in Parliament, Wits fossil find & refugees

In today's news headlines: EFF leader Julius Malema is removed from Parliament, an extraordinary fossil finding is revealed, a Hungarian camerawoman who tripped up refugees is fired.

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Surprise birth at Cradle of Humankind

2015-06-26 18:15

A baby girl has been born at the Cradle of Humankind while her mother was on a tour of the world famous Sterkfontein Caves.

Merc SA launches 'budget' CLS

2012-09-07 12:41

Merc has introduced an entry-level CLS to SA with a number of firsts for the range. Hint: It uses a twin-turbo, four-cylinder, diesel. We checked it out. VIDEO

 

BMW’s 'Pure & Crafted': A festival for SA biking families

2016-11-30 09:58

'BMW's Pure & Crafted Festival is a celebration of the burgeoning sub-culture celebrating motorcycle heritage', writes Dries van der Walt.

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WATCH: First scientist into the chamber tells us about accessing Homo naledi fossils

?An all-women team of six "underground" astronauts came together to access the Dinaledi cave in the Cradle of Humankind, Johannesburg, where Homo naledi was found. ?

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Pics: Meet Homo naledi

2015-09-10 11:05
The largest assemblage of fossil relatives ever discovered in the history of South Africa has been found at the Cradle of Humankind. View pics of the discovery here.

The largest assemblage of fossil relatives ever discovered in the history of South Africa has been found at the Cradle of Humankind. View pics of the discovery here.

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Wits to reveal most important fossil discovery at Cradle of Humankind

2015-09-10 06:15

The most important fossil discovery made to date at the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage site in Maropeng is set to be revealed.

Maropeng – mankind's nutritional roots

2014-07-01 12:25

DietDoc explains how being omnivores gave homo sapiens the edge.

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