Some bones to pick

18 September 2015 - 02:13 By Ray Hartley

Let's be clear about something: the discovery of hominid bones in a cave at the Cradle of Humankind is a brilliant moment for science. Professor Lee Berger and his team have unearthed what has rightly been called a "treasure trove" of bones which enrich the search for answers about life before humans.

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