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African Fossils Push Origin of Modern Man Back by 100000 Years

African fossil find pushes origin of man back by 100000 years

A team of archaeologists found fossil bones of Homo sapiens along with stone tools and animal bones at Jebel Irhoud, Morocco dated back to about 300,000 years ago and the oldest ever securely dated fossil evidence of humans, almost 100,000 years earlier than the previous oldest Homo sapiens fossils ever found. The fossil find by an international research team led ...

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Modern Humans Evolved in 4 Stages Since First Homo Species: Study

Humans have evolved after undergoing at least four major stages of change, said scientists based on plaeontological evidence of fossils from the Sima de los Huesos in Spain’s Sierra de Atapuerca. The fossils dated 430,000 years ago were found in a cave site and the belonged to hominin species, named the Sima de los Huesos hominin. Researchers found that the ...

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