Title Modern' skull up to 63,000 years old Degree of recognition National Media name/outlet The Australian Media type Country Australia Date 21/08/12 Description AN ancient skull found in northern Laos suggests fully modern
people had settled in mainland Southeast Asia as early as
60,000 years ago and probably contributed to the population of
Producer/Author Leigh Dayton Persons Kira Westaway, Fabrice Demeter, Anne Marie Bacon, Philippe Duringer, Jean Luc Ponche Title Lao skull earliest example of modern human fossil in Southeast Asia Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet PhysOrg.com Media type Web Country United States Date 21/08/12 Description The researchers found skull fragments that date to 63,000 years ago Persons Kira Westaway Title Modern humans moved out of Africa 20000 yrs earlier than believed Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet TruthDive.com Media type Web Country United States Date 21/08/12 Description Researchers have described an ancient skull recovered from a cave in the Annamite Mountains in northern Laos as the oldest modern human fossil found in Southeast Asia, pushing back the clock
on modern human migration
Producer/Author Saravanan Jawahar URL ruthdive.com/2012/08/21/oldest-human-bones-unearthed-in-southeast-asia.html Persons Kira Westaway Title Old skulls Degree of recognition National Media name/outlet ABC 702 Sydney (ABC 666 Canberra (Canberra), ABC Central Coast (Erina), ABC Central West NSW (Orange), ABC Coffs Coast (Coffs Harbour), ABC Illawarra (Wollongong), ABC New England North West (Tamworth), ABC Newcastle (Newcastle), ABC North Coast NSW (Lismore), ABC Riverina (Wagga Wagga), ABC South East NSW (Bega), ABC Upper Hunter (Muswellbrook), ABC Western Plains NSW (Dubbo) Media type Radio Country Australia Date 21/08/12 Description Knight talks to Dr Kira Westaway, Geochronologist, Macquarie University. Knight says she's been part of a team that's made several amazing discoveries in southeast asia. Knight says they've recently discovered a very old skull in Laos. Westaway discusses the the ancient movements of homo sapiens and their discovery. Producer/Author Ms Susan Atkinson Persons Kira Westaway Title Skulls from 'Cave of the Monkeys' are oldest modern humans in Asia Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet Fox News Media type Web Country United States Date 21/08/12 Description Newfound pieces of human skull from "the Cave of the Monkeys" in Laos are the earliest skeletal evidence yet that humans once had an ancient, rapid migration to Asia.
Anatomically modern humans first arose about 200,000 years ago in Africa. When and how our lineage then dispersed out of Africa has long proven controversial
Producer/Author Charles Choi URL www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/08/21/oldest-bones-from-modern-humans-in-asia-discovered/ Persons Kira Westaway Title Earliest human evidence in Southeast Asia Degree of recognition National Media name/outlet ABC Science Media type Web Country Australia Date 21/08/12 Description Southeast Asian find Parts of a skull found in a cave in Laos
are the earliest skeletal evidence for modern human
occupation in Southeast Asia, report researchers.
The findings, made by an international team, are published
today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Producer/Author Rachael Sullivan URL www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2012/08/21/3571657.htm Persons Kira Westaway Title Earliest 'completely modern' skull which dates back 50 millennia suggests we left Africa 20,000 years earlier than expected Skull Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet Daily Mail UK Media type Web Country United Kingdom Date 21/08/12 Description An ancient skull unearthed in Laos has reset the clock of human migration to southern Asia back 20,000 years. The skull, found in a cave in the Annamite mountains, has been dated to between 46,000 and 63,000 years old - and appears to be the remains of an anatomically modern human being. The discovery suggests that the first modern humans to leave Africa spread around the world much earlier than was previously thought. Producer/Author Eddie Wrenn URL dailymail.co.uk/…/Earliest-completely-modern-skull-dates-50-millennia-suggests-left-Africa-20-000-… Persons Kira Westaway Title 63,000-Year-Old Modern Human Skull Found in Laos Degree of recognition National Media name/outlet Sci-News.com Media type Web Country Australia Date 21/08/12 Description The skull pushes back the clock on modern human migration through the region by as much as 20,000 years and
indicates that ancient humans out of Africa left the coast and inhabited diverse habitats much earlier than previously
appreciated. The scientists, who found the skull in 2009, were likely the first to dig for ancient bones in Laos since the early 1900s, when a team found 16,000-year-old skulls and skeletons of several modern humans in another cave in the Annamite
Producer/Author John Shanks URL www.sci-news.com/othersciences/anthropology/article00538.html Persons Kira Westaway