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2.5-million-year-old peach pits found in China

Fossilized wild peach pits dating back more than 2.5 million years have been unearthed during road construction in southwest China. Scientists have found eight well-preserved fossilized peach endocarps, or pits, in southwest China dating back more than two and a half million years. Despite their age, the fossils appear nearly identical

3,000-year-old fruit cellar unearthed in China

A 3,000-year-old cellar used for preserving fruit has been unearthed in China. The cellar, a rectangular pit about 100 cm long, 80 cm wide and 200 cm deep, was found in Shaanxi province, said researcher Sun Zhouyong of the Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Archeology. Sun and his colleagues took 8

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