New discovery suggests humans are 100,000 years older than previously thought

The surprising discovery of fossilized remains of five early humans in Morocco has led archeologists to believe that Homo sapiens originated 100,000 years earlier than previously thought. What’s more, the remains — which are estimated to be 300,000 years old — are resettling all former notions of how and where modern humans evolved.

Dissatisfied by a former explanation for archeological findings which took place in Morocco in the 1960’s, researchers from the Max Planck Institute…

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