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Modern human brain originated in Africa around 1.7 million years ago – Phys.org

The human brain as we know it today is relatively young. It evolved about 1.7 million years ago when the culture of stone tools in Africa became increasingly complex….

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The human brain as we know it today is relatively young. It evolved about 1.7 million years ago when the culture of stone tools in Africa became increasingly complex. A short time later, the new Homo populations spread to Southeast Asia, researchers from the University of Zurich have now shown using computed tomography analyses of fossilized skulls.
Modern humans are fundamentally different from our closest living relatives, the great apes: We live on the ground, walk on two legs and have much larger…

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