Long before going to Europe, humans ventured east to Asia

Homo sapiens reached China at least 80,000 years ago, teeth in cave indicate

ancient human teeth

ANCIENT MOUTHFUL  Recently excavated human teeth (shown) support the idea that Homo sapiens reached southern China more than 80,000 years ago, tens of thousands of years before Stone Age people entered Europe. 

S. Xing and X-J. Wu

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