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Nature Ecology & Evolutionvolume 3pages157158 (2019) | Download Citation

Radiocarbon dates from Spain put anatomically modern humans in southernmost Europe 10,000 years earlier than previously thought, diminishing the case for late survival of Neanderthals in the region.

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  1. Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena, Germany

    • Katerina Douka
  2. School of Archaeology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

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