Scientists determine age of youngest known Homo erectus remains

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    Scientists say they have finally calculated the age of the youngest known
    remains of Homo erectus, which is generally considered an ancestor of our species.
    The fossilized skull fragments and other bones were uncovered on the Indonesian island of
    Java in the 1930s. Determining their age has been a scientific challenge, and a wide range hasĀ been proposed by numerous studies

    Period18 Dec 2019

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    • TitleScientists determine age of youngest known Homo erectus remains
      Degree of recognitionInternational
      Media name/outletSci-Tech - The Associated Press
      Media typeWeb
      Country/TerritoryUnited States
      Date18/12/19
      DescriptionScientists say they have finally calculated the age of the youngest known remains of Homo erectus, which is generally considered an ancestor of our species. The fossilized skull fragments and other bones were uncovered on the Indonesian island of Java in the 1930s. Determining their age has been a scientific challenge, and a wide range has been proposed by numerous studies
      Producer/AuthorMalcolm Ritter
      PersonsKE Westaway