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Tag: human ancestry

  • TBT: World’s Oldest Needle

    You’re looking at the oldest sewing needle in the world, found last summer in a Siberian cave. It’s estimated to be 50,000 years old and made by our Denisovan ancestors, a recently-discovered hominin species or subspecies named after the cave in which evidence of their existence was found. The needle is made from the bone of…

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