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Humans Arrived in Australia 65,000 Years Ago
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Microsoft profit rises on shift to cloud computing
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Image: Northeastern Europe
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Artifacts suggest humans arrived in Australia earlier than thought
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Buried tools and pigments tell a new history of humans in Australia for 65,000 years
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