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Wednesday, February 16, 2005

Early Homo Sapiens.......VERY Early

Kibish, Ethiopia, 1967 -- The fossilized bones of two early homo sapiens (anatomically modern humans) were discovered by scientists within a rock formation and dated to 130,000 years B.P. This placed the emergence of modern humans earlier than ever before. A new study of the same site, however, now places the date of those bones to approximately 195,000 years, pushing back the dawn of this emergence more than 65,000 years. What makes this determination all the more interesting is that it neatly matches the date suggested by genetic studies.

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