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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP17 Mar 2017 11:59 a.m. PST

… of Trends in Time and Space.

"The skull remains came from the Lingjing site in Xuchang County, Henan Province, China.

The fossils, named Xuchang 1 and 2, were analyzed by an international team of researchers from Washington University in St. Louis, Peking University, Henan Provincial Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology, Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology and the University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

The findings were published in the March 3, 2017 issue of the journal Science.

"The biological nature of the immediate predecessors of modern humans in eastern Eurasia has been poorly known from the human fossil record," said Washington University Professor Erik Trinkaus, a corresponding author of the study…"
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