In 1974, the remains of a 3.2-million-year-old hominid were discovered in Ethiopia.
Known as Lucy, the skeleton remains the oldest, and most complete adult human ancestor fully retrieved from African soil.
She has now made her first trip abroad to the United States for an exhibition called "Lucy's Legacy."
Lifestyles takes you to the Bowers Museum in Los Angeles for the last stop of the exhibition.
Reuters - US Online Video (July 27, 2015) Before a state dinner in Ethiopia, U.S. President Barack Obama meets the country's oldest resident - "Lucy," a 3.2 million-year-old partial skeleton of a hominid. Rough Cut (no reporter ... watch video
AP (June 20, 2014) After a $1 million renovation, what used to be a modest artifacts-behind-glass museum atop the Northeast's highest peak is now "Extreme Mount Washington," packed with modern, interactive exhibits. ... watch video
FORA.tv (Dec. 26, 2012) Using 3D Technology to Preserve Ancient Frescoes
World Monuments Fund - World Monuments Fund
Michael Walsh discusses the efforts to save the forgotten frescoes of Famagusta, Cyprus.
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AFP (Aug. 11, 2014) The hulks of tanks can still be found rusting in the jungles of Palau, but the fierce fighting that scarred the Pacific island nation in WWII has left a more dangerous legacy - unexploded bombs that ... watch video
Oct. 5, 2015 How do we know that the melanosomes found in the fossils are actually melanosomes and not something else, like leftover impressions from the microbes (some of which also make ... read more
Oct. 1, 2015 A new study explores one of the 'big five' mass extinctions, the Permian-Triassic event, revealing unexpected results about the types of animals that were most vulnerable to ... read more
Oct. 1, 2015 The debate whether an asteroid impact or volcanic eruptions in India led to the mass extinction 66 million years ago is becoming increasingly irrelevant, as new dates for the ... read more
Sep. 29, 2015 Mass extinction events punctuate the evolution of marine environments, and recovery biotas paved the way for major biotic changes. Understanding the responses of marine organisms in the ... read more
Sep. 26, 2015 Black rice was prized in ancient times for its color and is prized in modern times for its high levels of antioxidants, but its early history has been shrouded in mystery until now. Scientists have ... read more
Sep. 25, 2015 Research into human fossils dating back to approximately two million years ago reveals that the hearing pattern resembles chimpanzees, but with some slight differences in the ... read more
Sep. 24, 2015 Researchers have used radiocarbon measured in deep-sea fossil corals to shed light on carbon dioxide levels during Earth's last deglaciation. Fossil corals have the unique ... read more
Apr. 28, 2015 Lucy and other members of the early hominid species Australopithecus afarensis probably were similar to humans in the size difference between males and females, according to new ... read more
Mar. 28, 2012 Scientists have found a 3.4 million-year-old partial foot fossil in the Afar region of Ethiopia, showing that "Lucy," Australopithecus afarensis, and a much different-looking early hominin ... read more
Feb. 10, 2011 Researchers have found proof that arches existed in a predecessor to the human species that lived more than 3 million years ago. This discovery could change scientists' views of human ... read more