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Climate and the peopling of the world

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The human dispersal out of Africa that populated the world was probably paced by climate changes. This is the inference drawn from computer modelling of climate variability during the time of early human migration. See Letter p.92

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  1. Peter B. deMenocal is at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades, New York 10964, USA.

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  2. Chris Stringer is in the Department of Earth Sciences, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK.

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