Stone artifacts and a fossil tooth point to Homo sapiens living at Grotte Mandrin 54,000 years ago, at a time when Neanderthals were still living in Europe.
Source: New research suggests modern humans lived in Europe 10,000 years earlier than previously thought, in Neanderthal territories
Want to blame something for differences in skin color, blame the sun. It’s all in the melanin. The concept of different races is a farce, largely concocted as “scientific racism” by an American physician before the Civil War, as noted in a fascinating special April 2018 issue of the National Geographic, “Black and White.”
Source: There is But One Race: Human – CounterPunch.org
An analysis of a 160,000-year-old archaic human molar fossil discovered in China offers the first morphological evidence of interbreeding between archaic humans and Homo sapiens in Asia.
Source: Ancient molar points to interbreeding between archaic humans and Homo sapiens in Asia: Analysis gives new continental bite to evolution — ScienceDaily
Life — from inorganic to sentient beings —abiogenesis– has developed on other planets as it has on Earth, may be based more on optimism than evidence.
Source: “Trilobites & Homo Sapiens” –Is Our Evolution Unique in the Cosmos? (Weekend Feature) | The Daily Galaxy