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A new hominid from the Upper Miocene of Chad, Central Africa
The search for the earliest fossil evidence of the human lineage has been concentrated in East Africa. Here we report the discovery of six hominid specimens from Chad, central Africa, 2,500 km fromExpand
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Geology and palaeontology of the Upper Miocene Toros-Menalla hominid locality, Chad
All six known specimens of the early hominid Sahelanthropus tchadensis come from Toros-Menalla site 266 (TM 266), a single locality in the Djurab Desert, northern Chad, central Africa. Here weExpand
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The Age of the Sahara Desert
In the Sahara region, the age of onset of the desert condition has been uncertain until now. Here we report on the discovery of 7,000,000-year-old eolian dune deposits from the northern Chad Basin.Expand
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Cosmogenic nuclide dating of Sahelanthropus tchadensis and Australopithecus bahrelghazali: Mio-Pliocene hominids from Chad
Ages were determined at two hominid localities from the Chad Basin in the Djurab Desert (Northern Chad). In the Koro Toro fossiliferous area, KT 12 locality (16°00′N, 18°53′E) was the site ofExpand
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Anatomically modern human in Southeast Asia (Laos) by 46 ka
Uncertainties surround the timing of modern human emergence and occupation in East and Southeast Asia. Although genetic and archeological data indicate a rapid migration out of Africa and intoExpand
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The Late Pleistocene Duoi U’Oi cave in northern Vietnam: palaeontology, sedimentology, taphonomy and palaeoenvironments
This paper describes new fossil materials recovered at the Duoi U'Oi site, in December 2003, by a Vietnamese-French-Japanese team. The Duoi U'Oi cave is located in Man Duc village, 25 km of HoaBinhExpand
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The prehistoric peopling of Southeast Asia
Ancient migrations in Southeast Asia The past movements and peopling of Southeast Asia have been poorly represented in ancient DNA studies (see the Perspective by Bellwood). Lipson et al. generatedExpand
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Holocene Lake Mega-Chad palaeoshorelines from space
During the Holocene a giant lake, known as Lake Mega-Chad (LMC), extended over more than 350,000 km2 in southern Sahara. Morphodynamic features of sedimentary systems outlining the LMCExpand
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New rodent assemblages from the Eocene Dur At‐Talah escarpment (Sahara of central Libya): systematic, biochronological, and palaeobiogeographical implications
In this paper, we describe four fossil rodent taxa from two new localities situated in the Idam Unit ('Bioturbated Unit) of the Dur At-Talah escarpment in central Libya These rodents belong to theExpand
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New termite trace fossils : Galleries, nests and fungus combs from the chad basin of Africa (Upper Miocene - Lower Pliocene)
Abstract Four new trace fossils of termites are described from the Upper Miocene and Lower Pliocene continental sandstones of the northern Chad basin. Coatonichnus globosus, ichnogenus andExpand
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