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Scientists Say They’ve Identified the Earliest Sign of Humans Outside Africa

TIME - Thu 11 Jul 19

The fossil was found in the 1970s but 'not a lot of attention was paid to it'

Oldest human skull outside Africa identified as 210,000 years old

Phys.org - Thu 11 Jul 19

A 210,000-year-old human skull could provide new evidence that our species left Africa much earlier than previously thought. A new study published in Nature of two fossils found in Greece in ...

The oldest known Homo sapiens outside Africa was Greek

The Economist - Thu 11 Jul 19

The skull was dug up in the 1970s, but only now identified

The oldest known Homo sapiens was Greek, The Economist - Wed 10 Jul 19

'Oldest remains' outside Africa reset human migration clock

Phys.org - Wed 10 Jul 19

A 210,000-year-old skull has been identified as the earliest modern human remains found outside Africa, putting the clock back on mankind's arrival in Europe by more than 150,000 years, researchers ...

'Enigmatic' skull shows modern humans were in Eurasia earlier than previously thought

ABC Science - Wed 10 Jul 19

Early modern humans had made their way as far north as Greece 210,000 years ago, earlier than previously thought.

The oldest known modern human in Europe

Cosmos Magazine - Wed 10 Jul 19

Skull from a Greek cave is at least 210,000 years old. Dyani Lewis reports.

Fossil skull found in Greek cave may be oldest human remains in Europe

Gizmag - Wed 10 Jul 19

Fossilized human skulls found in a cave in Greece may force a rewrite of the human migration timeline yet again. Archaeologists have dated one of the skulls to about 210,000 years old ...

Skull shows our species got to Europe 165,000 earlier than we thought

Newscientist - Wed 10 Jul 19

The first modern humans were not supposed to have reached Europe until 45,000 years ago, but a skull from a Greek cave turns out to be 210,000 years old

An early dispersal of modern humans from Africa to Greece

Nature News - Wed 10 Jul 19

Nature, Published online: 10 July 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-02075-9Analysis of two fossils from a Greek cave has shed light on early hominins in Eurasia. One fossil is the ...

Apidima Skull Is Earliest Homo Sapiens Outside Africa, Say Researchers

Discover Magazine - Wed 10 Jul 19

The skull fragment known as Apidima 1 (right) is about 210,000 years old, according to a new analysis. Seen from the rear (middle) and side (left) in a reconstruction, the partial skull's rounded ...

Earliest modern human found outside Africa

BBC News - Wed 10 Jul 19

Researchers have found the earliest example of our species outside Africa.

A Greek skull may belong to the oldest human found outside of Africa

ScienceNews - Wed 10 Jul 19

Humans possibly reached southeastern Europe by 210,000 years ago.

Just How Many Extinct Types of Human Did Our Ancestors Meet?

Discover Magazine - Mon 8 Jul 19

Long before this cave painting was made, our ancestors met and interacted with multiple types of ancient human. (Credit: Jannarong/Shutterstock) For the past ~40,000 years, Homo sapiens — ...

210,000-year-old skull in Greece is earliest sign of modern humans in Europe or Asia

L.A. Times - Tue 16 Jul 19

A 210,000-year-old skull in Greece is the earliest evidence for modern humans in Eurasia and suggests they left Africa earlier than previously thought.

Earliest Modern Human Discovered Outside Africa

Geek.com - Thu 11 Jul 19

The Apidima 2 cranium (right) and its reconstruction (left) (via Harvati et al.) Our ancestors migrated to Europe some 150,000 years earlier than we thought. ...

Oldest human skull out of Africa forces us to rethink migration timeline

ZME Science - Thu 11 Jul 19

Was this an isolated individual, or part of an earlier wave of human migration?

Modern Humans Failed in Early Attempt to Migrate Out of Africa, Old Skull Shows

Livescience - Wed 10 Jul 19

A prehistoric, broken skull is revealing the secrets of ancient humans, divulging that early modern humans left Africa much earlier than previously thought, a new study finds.

Humans left Africa and made it to modern-day Europe 210,000 years ago

Daily Mail - Wed 10 Jul 19

Researchers claim nobody alive today is related to the individual found in the Apidima cave as the population the individual belonged to was eradicated during conflict with the neanderthals.

Fossil suggests earliest known movement of humans out of Africa

FOXNews - Wed 10 Jul 19

A new study reveals that an ancient skull found in Greece in 1978 may be the earliest known evidence of modern humans outside Africa.

Ancient Skull Fragment Pushes Back Date of Earliest Humans in Europe

Gizmodo - Wed 10 Jul 19

A comprehensive re-analysis of a skull fragment found in a Greek cave back in the late 1970s suggests early modern humans were present in Eurasia some 210,000 years ago. It’s the earliest ...

Humans may have reached Europe by 210,000 years ago

Ars Technica - Wed 10 Jul 19

By 40,000 years later, Neanderthals had taken over the site.