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Scientists discover earliest evidence of humans outside Africa

Johannesburg - Scientists say they ve found the earliest known evidence of a human presence outside Africa after stone tools discovered in China by a Chinese-British team suggested primitive humans - or a close relative - were in the region as early as 2.12 million years ago, the BBC reported on Thursday. The stone artifacts, which were discovered in Shangchen on a plateau in northern China, are about 270 000 years older than the previous earliest evidence, which consisted of bones and tools from Dmanisi i

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