New Discovery Of World's Oldest Tools

April 15, 2015 8:43 PM

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Scientists working in East Africa say they've unearthed the oldest stone tools ever found. And the tools were apparently made 500,000 years before human lineage evolved.

A team led by Sonia Harmand from Stony Brook University in New York found the tools in Kenya, near Lake Turkana. It's an area that's yielded numerous fossils and tools from early humans.

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