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|A collaborative study involving researchers at Arizona State University, the University of Toronto, and the University of Cape Town found that human ancestors were making stone-tipped weapons 500,000 years ago at the South African archaeological site of Kathu Pan 1 -- 200,000 years earlier than previously thought. This study, 'Evidence for Early Hafted Hunting Technology,' is published in the November 16 issue of the journal Science.|
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