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Archaeology: Unexpectedly early signs of Americans

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Humans are thought to have reached the Americas less than 15,000 years ago. But evidence of stone tool use on an animal carcass excavated in California points to a much earlier arrival of human relatives from the genus Homo. See Letter p.479

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  1. Erella Hovers is at the Institute of Archaeology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91905, Israel, and the Institute of Human Origins, Arizona State University, Tempe.

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