You are here
Home > Posts tagged "Jawbone"

Found: The oldest modern human outside of Africa

A fossilized human jawbone is the oldest modern human remains found outside of Africa. The mandible, unearthed by paleontologists in China's Zhiren Cave in 2007, sports a distinctly modern feature: a prominent chin. But the bone is undeniably 60,000 years older than the next oldest Homo sapiens remains in China,

Top