Scatological science: oldest human poop fossils no laughing matter

June 26, 2014 12:35 AM

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Scatological science: oldest human poop fossils no laughing matter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Don't laugh, but the discovery of the oldest known human poop is offering valuable scientific insight into the life of Neanderthals who lived in Spain some 50,000 years ago.

Scientists said on Wednesday they found five samples of human fecal matter at an archeological site called El Salt, in the floor of a rock shelter where Neanderthals once lived.

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