Ancient African DNA

Ancient African DNA

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The genetics of a young child who died over 2,000 years ago in what is now South Africa is helping change our understanding of human evolution. The results show that some modern human groups within Africa split at least 260,000 to 350,000 years ago, meaning that our own species has to have evolved at some point before then.

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http://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/ancient-african-dna-suggests-humans-evolved-at-least-350000-years-ago/

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