Homo sapiens Current Affairs, GK & News

Omo I – Oldest Human Fossils

As per a recent study, one of the oldest known Homo sapiens fossils, Omo Kibish I, may be around 35,000 years older than it was previously thought. Highlights The study used volcanic ash to date the fossils and thus there were 22,000-year margin of error. Omo Kibish I was first unearthed in Ethiopia in 1967. ..

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New human species discovered in Israel

An international group of archaeologists have discovered new human species in Israel which is being considered as a missing piece in the history of human evolution. Key Points Excavations were done at Israeli site of Nesher Ramla. Archaeologists have recovered a skull which might represent a late-surviving example of a distinct Homo population. It is ..

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