Comment 7M1Z Re: The alternative explanation...

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World's oldest stone tools are older than modern humans

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The alternative explanation... (Score: 2, Insightful)

by reziac@pipedot.org on 2015-04-22 07:54 (#7JFJ)

...is that tool-using humans are older than they think, but that fossil specimens have not been recovered (and might never be).

Re: The alternative explanation... (Score: 2, Insightful)

by lmariachi@pipedot.org on 2015-04-22 21:02 (#7M1Z)

Or that the lines delineating human and proto-human species are blurrier than traditional taxonomy is adequate to describe. We don’t have DNA samples from specimens that ancient, AFAIK.

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