Strange 300,000-year-old jawbone found in China may be descended from extinct humans

Computer generated hualongdong Middle Pleistocene human skull

Anthropologists in China have found a fragment of a lower jaw that may belong to an unknown human lineage. The bone, which is about 300,000 years old, belonged to a young teenager and contains a unique mosaic of ancient and modern features, according to a new study. However, since fossil features are open to interpretation, … Read more