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Default Human ancestors used fire earlier than thought, study says

http://articles.latimes.com/2012/apr...-fire-20120403

Anyone else catch this today. It looks like our ancestors have been using fire for around 1.7 million years.

That's just some mind blowing time scales there. I used to be thought we started using fire around 400k years ago.
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Very interesting! Nice find, great article.
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