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Tooth: French students find oldest human body part

Tooth: French students find oldest human body part
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Archaeology students have unearthed what is understood to be the oldest human body part ever found in France – a tooth from 560,000 years ago

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Archaeology students have unearthed what is understood to be the oldest human body part ever found in France – a tooth from 560,000 years ago.

#France teen finds 560,000 year-old tooth in cave http://t.co/1iW1GkHhkOpic.twitter.com/dKPAigEZo8

— ST Foreign Desk (@STForeignDesk) July 28, 2015

The ancient incisor predates the previous earliest discovery by 100,000 years (in French). Brings a new twist to the phrase “Long in the Tooth”.

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