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Palaeoanthropology

Human evolution writ small

Nature volume 431, pages 10431044 (28 October 2004) | Download Citation

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We are the only living species of the genus Homo. Given the startling results of a cave excavation in Southeast Asia, it seems that we coexisted with another species until much more recently than had been thought.

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  1. Marta Mirazón Lahr and Robert Foley are in the Leverhulme Centre for Human Evolutionary Studies, Department of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3DZ, UK.  m.mirazon-lahr@human-evol.cam.ac.uk r.foley@human-evol.cam.ac.uk

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