Stone tools reveal humans survived a volcanic super-eruption

26 February 2020

The recent discovery of stone tools in India has revealed that humans survived and coped with one of the largest volcanic events in human history.

The intensity and impact of the historic Toba super-eruption in Indonesia sparked a long-running debate among researchers involving climatic, geological, archaeological and genetic evidence, until now.

In a study released in Nature, findings suggest Homo sapiens actually survived this natural disaster 74,000 years ago.

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