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Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsIndonesia: First Humans May Have Arrived in Sumatra in Time for Toba Supervolcano Eruption, New Scientist https://www.newscientist.com/article/2142952-early-humans-may-have-seen-a-supervolcano-explosion-up-close/ Old teeth from a rediscovered cave show humans were in Indonesia more than 63,000 years ago August 10, 2017 by Kira Westaway, The Conversation https://phys.org/news/2017-08-teeth-rediscovered-cave-humans-indonesia.html Westaway, K. E., J. Louys, R. Due Awe, and others, 2017, An early modern human presence in Sumatra 73,000– 63,000 years ago. Nature (2017) doi:10.1038/nature23452 Received 30 March 2017 Accepted 29 June 2017 Published online 09 August 2017 https://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature23452.html Related articles: Are we ready for the next volcanic catastrophe? Bill McGuire, The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/mar/28/are-we-ready-for-the-next-big-volcanic-eruption-tambora-bill-mcguire Toba catastrophe theory. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toba_catastrophe_theory Yours, Paul H.
An interesting discovery of early Homo sapiens fossils in Morocco as opposed to just E. Africa: From the CBC: http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/oldest-homo-sapiens-discovered-morocco-1.4147852 Similar, but with some additional information, courtesy of the BBC: http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-40194150