Once-Balmy Climate Lured Humans to England Early

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Science  22 Apr 2005:
Vol. 308, Issue 5721, pp. 490
DOI: 10.1126/science.308.5721.490a

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MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN-- About 1200 researchers gathered near the shores of Lake Michigan here from 5 to 9 April. Scientists presented evidence that early humans lived in Britain well before 500,000 years ago, perhaps not long after the first Europeans appear much farther south in Spain and Italy, about 800,000 to 1 million years ago.