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A new study shows clear evidence that our ancient human ancestors in Europe learned to control fire -- one of the most important milestones on the path to civilization -- some 400,000 years ago.
Archaeologists say a bird-bone flute discovered in a German cave was created 35,000 years ago, making it the oldest handmade musical instrument ever discovered.
By Patricia Reaney LONDON (Reuters) - Stone tools found embedded at the base of cliffs in southeastern England show that early humans lived in northern Europe 700,000 years ago -- much earlier than previously thought, scientists said on Wednesday.
Ancient tools found in Britain show that humans lived in northern Europe 200,000 years earlier than previously thought, at a time when the climate was warm enough for lions, elephants and saber tooth tigers to also roam what is now England.
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