Study questions long-held views on Stone Age tools  

September 26, 2014 4:22 AM

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WASHINGTON: Innovative Stone Age tools may have been developed by people in Eurasia and -- contrary to widely held views -- not just invented in Africa, a study published Thursday found.

Research published in the journal Science shows evidence that refined stone weapons were developed in Armenia about 325,000 years ago, challenging the theory held by many archaeologists that such technology came from Africa then spread to Eurasia as the human population expanded.

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