Cave discovery in Laos could unlock more about human evolution's biggest mystery

Cave discovery in Laos could unlock more about human evolution’s biggest mystery

Researchers believe the tooth belonged to a young female who lived at least 130,000 years ago and was likely a Denisovan — an enigmatic group of early humans first identified in 2010. The lower molar is the first fossil evidence placing Denisovans in Southeast Asia and may help untangle a puzzle that had long vexed …

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