By SlimJim22, Staff News Writer
A new study in to clothing lice has suggested we started wearing clothes 170,000 years ago.
Humans have lived without body hair for over a million years yet it wasn't until only 170,000 years ago that we started wearing clothes according to new research involving the examination of clothing lice DNA. "We wanted to find another method for pinpointing when humans might have first started wearing clothing," said David Reed of the Florida Museum of Natural History.
""It's interesting to think humans were able to survive in Africa for hundreds of thousands of years without clothing and without body hair, and that it wasn't until they had clothing that modern humans were then moving out of Africa into other parts of the world," Reed said."
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Source: Science Daily
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