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Early Modern Humans Cooked Starchy Food 170,000 Years Ago

The discovery also points to food being shared and the use of wooden digging sticks to extract plants from the ground by early modern humans. Professor Lyn Wadley, a scientist from the Wits Evolutionary Studies Institute at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa (Wits ESI), said: “The inhabitants of the Border Cave in the ...

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Border Cave.