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A multinational team of scientists led by the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology has sequenced nuclear and mitochondrial DNA extracted from the leg of an early modern human found in the Tianyuan Cave near Beijing, China.
A U.S.-led international team of scientists says it has produced the first direct evidence of substantial fish consumption by early modern humans in China. Erik Trinkaus, a professor at the University of Washington in St.
Freshwater fish are a major part of the diet of many peoples around the world, but it has been unclear when fish became a significant part of the year-round diet for early humans.
- Large; stout; burly.