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Human Ancestors Went Out Of Africa And Then Came Back: Researchers Propose Controversial New Model For Evolution Of Humans And Apes

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August 7, 1998
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SUNY-Albany biologist Caro-Beth Stewart and NYU anthropologist Todd R. Disotell have proposed a controversial new model for the evolution of apes and humans, which together are called the hominoids. Stewart and Disotell argue that the ancestor of humans and the living African apes evolved in Eurasia, not Africa.

Disotell And Stewart's Theory Is Cover Story Of July 30th Issue Of Current Biology


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New York University. "Human Ancestors Went Out Of Africa And Then Came Back: Researchers Propose Controversial New Model For Evolution Of Humans And Apes." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 7 August 1998. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/08/980807105043.htm>.
New York University. (1998, August 7). Human Ancestors Went Out Of Africa And Then Came Back: Researchers Propose Controversial New Model For Evolution Of Humans And Apes. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 16, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/08/980807105043.htm
New York University. "Human Ancestors Went Out Of Africa And Then Came Back: Researchers Propose Controversial New Model For Evolution Of Humans And Apes." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/08/980807105043.htm (accessed April 16, 2014).

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