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A 210,000-year-old skull has been identified as the earliest modern human remains found outside Africa, putting the clock back on mankind's arrival in Europe by more than 150,000 years, researchers said Wednesday.Until now the earliest evidence of Homo sapiens on the continent dated back only around 50,000 years.To the shock of scientists, the skull named Apidima 1 pre-dated Apidima 2 by as much as 40,000 years, and was determined to be that of a Homo sapiens.Hominins -- a subset of great apes that includes Homo sapiens and Neanderthals -- are believed to have emerged in Africa more than 6 million years ago.
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