Homo Sapiens Fossils Found in China Challenge Out-of-Africa Theory

Human Exodus May Have Reached China 100,000 Years Ago

Last month, Christopher Bae of the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Wei Wang of the Guangxi Museum of Nationalities in Nanning, China, and their colleagues announced the discovery of two teeth from the Luna cave in China’s Guangxi Zhuang region, which testing suggests belonged to an early Homo sapiens.
The study, published in Quaternary International, revealed that calcite crystals, which formed as water flowed over the teeth and the cave floor, date them to between 70,000 and 125,000 years ago.  So Bae and Wang say they are evidence of an early wave of modern humans in eastern Asia.
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