1ST INSTANCE OF MICROEVOLUTION IN EARLY HUMAN RELATIVE DISCOVERED

© Provided by Live Science The extinct human relative Paranthropus robustus evolved rapidly during a turbulent time due to local climate change. The recently discovered skull of an ancient human relative reveals that the species underwent dramatic changes in a short period of time, a phenomenon known as microevolution, a new study finds. Previously, males of Paranthropus robustu...