Modern Study of Ancient Tools Suggest Early Humans Were Innovators

September 27, 2014 2:41 AM

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Modern Study of Ancient Tools Suggest Early Humans Were Innovators

In a 325,000-year old location in Armenia archaeologists found artifacts dating back to the Paleozoic era which have shed new light on technological development among early humans.

Research in this study suggests that ‘local innovation’ was more responsible for technological development than ‘population expansion’ as earlier believed. Basically the study says that even the earliest humans would create new tools on their own instead of waiting for the need to arise. It is a ver...

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