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Remains of earliest modern human outside of Africa unearthed in Israel

A jawbone complete with teeth recently discovered at Israel's Misliya cave has now been dated to 177,000-194,000 years ago. The finding indicates that modern humans were present in the Levant at least 50,000 years earlier than previously thought. Close-up view of the Misliya-1 teeth [Credit: Israel Hershkovitz, Tel Aviv University]"This finding -- that early modern humans were present outside of Africa earlier than commonly believed...

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