Homo Sapiens now thought to be older. Like, a lot older.

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A report of findings to be published in Nature magazine, says that Homo Sapiens has been knocking around much longer than we thought…

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Two skulls originally found in 1967 have been shown to be about 195,000 years old, making them the oldest modern human remains known to science.
The age estimate comes from a re-dating of Ethiopian rock layers close to those that yielded the remarkable fossils. The skulls, known as Omo I and II, push back the known presence of Homo sapiens in Africa by 40,000 years. The latest dating work is reported in the science journal Nature.
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Damien DeBarra was born in the late 20th century and grew up in Dublin, Ireland. He now lives in London, England where he shares a house with four laptops, three bikes and a large collection of chairs.


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