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Dry conditions in East Africa half a million years ago possibly shaped human evolution, study finds


October 17, 2018

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Samples of ancient sediments from a lake basin in East Africa have revealed that arid conditions developed in the area around half a million years ago, an environmental change that could have played a major role in human evolution and influenced advances in stone technology, according to an international research team that includes geologists from Georgia State University. Full Story

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