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New Research Suggests Lucy Died After Falling From Tree - ABC News;

New Research Suggests Lucy Died After Falling From Tree - ABC News

ABC NewsNew Research Suggests Lucy Died After Falling From TreeABC NewsAn exhibit featuring the 3.2 million year old Australopithecus afarensis skeleton called Lucy and an artist's life-sized model, right, are displayed during a press preview at the Houston Museum of Natural Science in Houston, Aug. 28, 2007.more +. 0 Shares.and more »

Lucy Fell From a Tree — Here's Why It Matters - Inverse;

Lucy Fell From a Tree — Here's Why It Matters - Inverse

InverseLucy Fell From a Tree — Here's Why It MattersInverseEven before this week, you had probably heard of Lucy, our famous Australopithecus afarensis ancestor. She lived in what is now Ethiopia, a little more than 3 million years ago — a time when we were just learning to stand upright and walk on two legs ...and more »

3D Printing May Have Helped Solve A 3-Million-Year-Old Death - Vocativ;

3D Printing May Have Helped Solve A 3-Million-Year-Old Death - Vocativ

Vocativ3D Printing May Have Helped Solve A 3-Million-Year-Old DeathVocativIt's one of the oldest, coldest cases in forensic science. Lucy, an early hominid who lived 3.2 million years ago, mysteriously died in her prime and remained buried in a shallow Ethiopian stream until researchers discovered her well-preserved remains ...and more »

Did Lucy, Famed Human Ancestor, Die After Falling From a Tree? - History;

Did Lucy, Famed Human Ancestor, Die After Falling From a Tree? - History

HistoryDid Lucy, Famed Human Ancestor, Die After Falling From a Tree?HistoryBack in 1974, anthropologists spotted what would become the world's most famous fossil in a shallow bed of a stream in Ethiopia. The approximately 40-percent-complete skeleton of a 3-foot-6-inch female who lived and died some 3.18 million years ago was ...and more »

Lucy The Australopithecine's Death: Skyfall Or Tall Tale? - Forbes;

Lucy The Australopithecine's Death: Skyfall Or Tall Tale? - Forbes

ForbesLucy The Australopithecine's Death: Skyfall Or Tall Tale?ForbesThe most famous human ancestor, Lucy the australopithecine, was named after the Beatles' Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds. But new research might warrant a theme song change to Adele's Skyfall. Did Lucy fall from a tree to her death three million years ago?and more »

Cracking the coldest case: How Lucy, the most famous human ancestor, died - Science Daily;

Cracking the coldest case: How Lucy, the most famous human ancestor, died - Science Daily

Science DailyCracking the coldest case: How Lucy, the most famous human ancestor, diedScience DailyDate: August 29, 2016; Source: University of Texas at Austin; Summary: Lucy, the most famous fossil of a human ancestor, probably died after falling from a tree, according to a new study. Researchers have found that the injury Lucy sustained was ...and more »

Did Lucy Die After Falling Out of a Tree? - The Science Explorer;

Did Lucy Die After Falling Out of a Tree? - The Science Explorer

The Science ExplorerDid Lucy Die After Falling Out of a Tree?The Science ExplorerLucy the Australopithecus was around 15 years old when she died 3.18 million years ago, in what is now Ethiopia. Just about the size of a five-year-old modern human at the time, her well-preserved bones show a mix of ape-like and human-like traits, ...and more »

Has the mystery of Lucy's death been solved? Maybe. Maybe not. - Christian Science Monitor;

Has the mystery of Lucy's death been solved? Maybe. Maybe not. - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorHas the mystery of Lucy's death been solved? Maybe. Maybe not.Christian Science MonitorThe death of the famous hominin fossil may no longer be a mystery, thanks to new research. By Eva Botkin-Kowacki, Staff writer August 29, 2016. Save for later Saved. close. John Kappelman (University of Texas, Austin) with 3D printouts of Lucy's ...and more »

This Anthropologist Thinks He's Solved The 3-Million-Year-Old Mystery Of Lucy's Death - Forbes;

This Anthropologist Thinks He's Solved The 3-Million-Year-Old Mystery Of Lucy's Death - Forbes

ForbesThis Anthropologist Thinks He's Solved The 3-Million-Year-Old Mystery Of Lucy's DeathForbesHumanity's famous ancestor Lucy probably died after falling from a tree, according to a new study in Nature. Researchers led by the University of Texas examined the cold case of Lucy, a 3.18 million year old fossil specimen of Australopithecus ...and more »

Australopithecus afarensis 'Lucy' Died after Falling from Tall Tree, Anthropologists Say - Sci-News.com;

Australopithecus afarensis 'Lucy' Died after Falling from Tall Tree, Anthropologists Say - Sci-News.com

Sci-News.comAustralopithecus afarensis 'Lucy' Died after Falling from Tall Tree, Anthropologists SaySci-News.com'Lucy,' perhaps the world's most famous early human ancestor, probably died after falling from a tall tree, according to an international team of researchers led by University of Texas at Austin anthropologist John Kappelman. Forensic facial ...and more »

Did Our Famous Ancestor, Lucy, Die Falling from a Tree? - Laboratory Equipment;

Did Our Famous Ancestor, Lucy, Die Falling from a Tree? - Laboratory Equipment

Laboratory EquipmentDid Our Famous Ancestor, Lucy, Die Falling from a Tree?Laboratory EquipmentA researcher from UT Austin has proposed a new theory about how Lucy, the 3.18-million-year-old adult human ancestor died. Lucy was first discovered in the Afar region of Ethiopia in 1974. She is among the oldest and most complete skeleton of any adult ...and more »

All Because Of A Tree Fall: Anthropologists Identify Cause Of Death For Early Human Ancestor 'Lucy' - Tech Times;

All Because Of A Tree Fall: Anthropologists Identify Cause Of Death For Early Human Ancestor 'Lucy' - Tech Times

Tech TimesAll Because Of A Tree Fall: Anthropologists Identify Cause Of Death For Early Human Ancestor 'Lucy'Tech TimesThis is what Lucy could have looked like when she was alive. According to researchers, the early human ancestor met her demise when she fell off a tree. ( Dave Einsel | Getty Images ). Advertisement. As one of the best-known species of early humans ...and more »

When humans stopped living in trees, or, how did Lucy die? - Treehugger;

When humans stopped living in trees, or, how did Lucy die? - Treehugger

TreehuggerWhen humans stopped living in trees, or, how did Lucy die?TreehuggerWe worry about our kids not getting out into nature enough, but when was the last time you wondered about our ancient ancestors spending time among the trees? Lucy, one of the oldest (3.18-million-year-old) and most complete specimens of any adult, ...and more »

Did Lucy, Our Australopithecus Ancestor, Die From a Tree Fall? (VIDEO) - Sputnik International;

Did Lucy, Our Australopithecus Ancestor, Die From a Tree Fall? (VIDEO) - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalDid Lucy, Our Australopithecus Ancestor, Die From a Tree Fall? (VIDEO)Sputnik InternationalLucy, perhaps paleoanthropology's most famous early hominins, is said to have been among the first of our ancestors to have walked on two feet, but it may have been a fall from a tree that led to her demise, report researchers at the University of ...and more »

3.2-Million-Year-Old Human Ancestor Lucy Died By Falling Off A Tree - I4U News

3.2-Million-Year-Old Human Ancestor Lucy Died By Falling Off A TreeI4U NewsThis is Lucy, a 3.18 million year old fossil specimen of Australopithecus afarensis, discovered in 1974 in Ethiopia's Harar region. Lucy is the oldest, most complete specimen of an early human species, standing about 3 feet, 6 inches tall and weighing ...and more »

Lucy, our famous hominid ancestor, likely died falling from a tree - ZME Science;

Lucy, our famous hominid ancestor, likely died falling from a tree - ZME Science

ZME ScienceLucy, our famous hominid ancestor, likely died falling from a treeZME ScienceNo other hominin specimen has been scrutinized by scientists as thoroughly as Lucy — the 3.2-million-year-old Australopithecus afarensis, a human ancestor and one of the first to walk on two legs. When Lucy was first discovered in 1973 in Afar ...and more »

Lucy Fell From Tree 3.2 Million Years Ago, Says Fossil Autopsy - Newsmax;

Lucy Fell From Tree 3.2 Million Years Ago, Says Fossil Autopsy - Newsmax

NewsmaxLucy Fell From Tree 3.2 Million Years Ago, Says Fossil AutopsyNewsmaxLucy fell from a tree in Ethiopia nearly 3.2 million years ago, killing one of humankind's most famous ancestors, believe researchers at the University of Texas based on a detailed digital examination of the fossil. The 3.18-million-year-old skeletal ...and more »

Who Is Lucy? A New Discovery About Your Distant Ancestor Says A Lot About Humankind - Bustle;

Who Is Lucy? A New Discovery About Your Distant Ancestor Says A Lot About Humankind - Bustle

BustleWho Is Lucy? A New Discovery About Your Distant Ancestor Says A Lot About HumankindBustleYou have a distant ancestor that you might not have heard of. But don't expect to find too much family resemblance. You and she two have some things in common, but walking upright and eating vegetables might be a few of the most remarkable. In fact ...and more »

Great debate: The 3.2-million-year-old mystery of Lucy and her demise - NEWS.com.au;

Great debate: The 3.2-million-year-old mystery of Lucy and her demise - NEWS.com.au

NEWS.com.auGreat debate: The 3.2-million-year-old mystery of Lucy and her demiseNEWS.com.auSCIENTISTS believe they have solved a 3.2 million-year-old mystery about humanity's most famous ancestor that has direct implications on the theory of evolution, however doubt still remains over what exactly happened to Lucy. It all centres on a ...and more »

3D printing may help solve the mysterious death of the world's most famous human ancestor, Lucy - 3ders.org (blog);

3D printing may help solve the mysterious death of the world's most famous human ancestor, Lucy - 3ders.org (blog)

3ders.org (blog)3D printing may help solve the mysterious death of the world's most famous human ancestor, Lucy3ders.org (blog)It's probably the coldest case in the history of our species. 3.18 million years ago, an adult female specimen of Australopithecus afarensis – which could be one of the ancestors of modern man – died in what is now Ethiopia. Fortunately, a considerable ...and more »