As a paleoartist, John Gurche focuses on combining art and science to create the faces of our long-lost ancestors. With the discovery of Homo naledi, the newest addition to the genus Homo, Gurche was tasked with determining how this creature would have looked, based on bone scans of the fossils found.
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The finds are described in two papers published in the journal eLife: http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.09560
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