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New Evidence on Crete Footprints Indicates They’re 6.5 Million Years Old

In 2002, researchers who had discovered hominid footprints on the Greek island of Crete discovered they were made an incredible 5.7 million years ago. Now, they say, they are putting back the date even further, making it almost certain...

Experts Say First Pre-Human Lived in Northern Greece-Balkan Area

Researchers have found evidence that the first pre-human, or hominin, walked in the Northern Greece-Balkans area, not Africa.

Experts Say First Pre-Human Lived in Northern Greece-Balkan Area

Researchers have found evidence that the link in the lineage of the great apes and humans took place in the Eastern Mediterranean -- not in Africa -- and that the first pre-human, or hominin, walked in the Northern Greece-Balkans...

Greek Fossils Suggest Human Ancestors Evolved in Europe, Not Africa

A brand-new analysis of fossils recovered in the 1990's in the village of Nikiti, northern Greece, supports the controversial idea that the apes which gave rise to humans evolved in south-eastern Europe instead of Africa. The 8 or 9-million-year-old fossils...