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Human origins family tree

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Until the late 1900s, many researchers believed that humans evolved from an apelike ancestor through a linear series of stages. There are now many different theories about the relationships between species. It appears that we may just be one of the twigs on a vast family tree. (DNAi Location: Applications > Human origins > Our family tree)
Keywords:
homo sapiens erectus,human origins,linear series,ergaster,location applications,australopithecines,extended family,twigs,ancestor,lineage,ancestry,family tree,evolution,relationships
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