8 Jun 2017

Modern Humans older than we thought

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:12 pm on 8 June 2017

Fossilised skulls from Morocco have pointed to modern humans being around a lot longer than first thought.

In fact the analysis of the five ancient skulls discovered in the north African nation point to modern humans actually existing 100 thousand years earlier.

That means our current species had already evolved 300 thousand years ago the African continent.

Among the researchers who helped to determine the age of the fossils is Rainer Grun, director of the Australian Research Centre of Human Evolution at Griffith University

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