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Missing Link in Human Evolution Found – 47 million-year-old Primate, Darwinius Masillae

May 20, 2009 / 5 Comments

The missing link in human's evolution has been found, or at least that's what researchers think. This 47 million-year-old primate (Darwinius Masillae) unveiled yesterday at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, is the long-sought missing link in mankind's family tree. Known as Ida, the lemur-like creature had opposable thumbs like humans, fingernails instead of claws and hands that ...

Scientists Solve the Problem of the Missing Link – Whalefish

January 25, 2009 / 1 Comment

Researchers from the Australian Museum, Sydney; the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, the University of Tokyo and the Natural History Museum, Chiba, Japan believe they have solved the puzzle of three seemingly different fish. One fish is all males, another all female and the third all juveniles. The missing link - they're all the same fish, and they change as ...