CSUN Anthropology Professor Explores Origins of Ice Age Europeans

May 4, 2016

California State University, Northridge associate anthropology professor Hélène Rougier has embarked on a mission with an international team of fellow scientists to answer questions of epic prehistoric proportions — where did the early Europeans come from and how did they get there?

Rougier and her team’s research on prehistoric human bones found in the Goyet cave in Belgium — dating from about 35,000 to 15,000 years ago — were incorporated in the first-ever comprehensive study that provides a vivid understanding of the genetic history of modern humans that lived during the later period of the Ice Age which started about 1.8 million years ago published in Nature magazine on Monday, May 2.

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