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Homo sapiens in China 80,000 years ago

Nature volume 526, pages 647648 (29 October 2015) | Download Citation

A discovery in southern China of human teeth dated to more than 80,000 years old indicates that Homo sapiens was present in the region considerably earlier than had previously been suspected. See Letter p.696

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