Sunday, 2 January 2011

Humans 400,000 Years Ago?

"A handful of ancient human remains from Israel... could rewrite the history of human evolution... The teeth cannot be conclusively identified as belonging to a particular species of human, whether Homo sapiens — the first modern humans — Neanderthals, or other humans. The press release... state(s) that the teeth are evidence that Homo sapiens lived in the Levant as early as 400,000 years ago. This contrasts with the prevailing view of human evolution, which suggests that Homo sapiens arose in Africa roughly 200,000 years ago."

Source: http://www.nature.com/news/2010/101231/full/news.2010.700.html

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