torsdag 15. oktober 2015

Fossil teeth place humans in Asia '20,000 years early'

Fossil finds from China have shaken up the traditional narrative of humankind's dispersal from Africa. Scientists working in Daoxian, south China, have discovered teeth belonging to modern humans that date to at least 80,000 years ago. This is 20,000 years earlier than the widely accepted "Out of Africa" migration that led to the successful peopling of the globe by our species. Details of the work are outlined in the journal NatureRead more