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No single 'out of Africa' migration for humans: study

No longer can the tale of one single human migration out of Africa 60,000 years ago be considered an accurate history of humankind, said a review of scientific literature Thursday. Rather, multiple migrations out of Africa, beginning 120,000 years ago, gave rise to the modern population of people, said the findings in the US journal Science. Advances in DNA analysis and other fossil identification techniques, particularly regarding discoveries in Asia, are helping to rewrite what we thought we knew about our origins.
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