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Homo naledi, Superhenge, and Humankind: NOVA Next Week in Review

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This Week’s NOVA Next Feature

Archaeology’s establishment hasn’t always looked kindly on Lee Berger. Then he found a cave full of bones, including

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Homo naledi . NOVA Next contributor Bobby Bascomb penned this profile of Lee Berger .

In other news:

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What We’re Reading

Catch an exclusive two-hour report chronicling a discovery that is rewriting the story of our family tree. The entire, two-hour NOVA & National Geographic special "Dawn of Humanity" is now streaming online, and will air Wednesday, September 16 at 9 pm on PBS.

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