Humans nearly wiped out 70,000 years ago

April 24, 2008

[Researchers estimate] that the number of early humans may have shrunk as low as 2,000 before numbers began to expand again in the early Stone Age.

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Tiny bands of early humans, forced apart by harsh environmental conditions, coming back from the brink to reunite and populate the world. Truly an epic drama, written in our DNA.

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