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From: "Gary Boivin" <>
Subject: Re: [Q-R] Breaking News
Date: Sat, 28 Aug 2004 19:04:26 -0600
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No we aren't extinct.
We just learned to blend in better...

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Subject: [Q-R] Breaking News

> ***Neanderthal Man: Historians of the Stone Age fear they will have
> to rip up their theories about Neanderthal Man after doubt has been cast
> the carbon dating of skeletons by a leading German anthropologist. Work by
> Reiner Protsch von Zieten showed that Neanderthal Man existed in northern
> Europe. Calculations on skeletal remains found at Hahnofersand, near
> Hamburg, estimated they were 36,000 years old. Yet recent research at
> University's carbon-dating laboratory has suggested that they date back a
> mere 7,500 years. By that time, Homo sapiens was already well established
> and the Neanderthals were extinct.
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