“We do not know from which creature humans and chimpanzees evolved”

By 03/03/2022 Portal

A crowd of journalists hurriedly approached Tim White on February 9, when he was having something on the terrace of a bar in Burgos. The researcher, a living legend of science, did not expect such media attention, despite being responsible for discoveries that have changed the way humanity sees itself. “The cameras approached me, but they passed me by,” he recalls now, laughing. They were not going for him, but for another smiling man who was, by chance, a few meters away: Pablo Casado, the leader of the Popular Party who, at that time, saw himself as the future president of the Government of Spain.

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