A previous attempt to date a layer overlying the hominid sample resulted in a minimum date of 34,000 - 35,000 years ago (Svoboda et al. The current paper begins with a great introductory paragraph that reviews the problem of early modern humans in Europe: The Mladec site has significance for both human evolutionary and archaeological issues and the relevance of its remains has increased as a result of the recent dating of the purportedly Aurignacian-age modern human remains from Velika Pecina (Croatia), Hahnofersand (Germany) and Vogelherd (Germany) to the Holocene epoch, the remains from Koneprusy (Czech Republic) to the Magdalenian period, and those from Cro-Magnon (France) and La Rochette (France) to the Gravettian period.
The directly dated specimens include Mladec 1, 2, 8, 9a, and 25c.
"I said 'hello' to everyone in my home town like I always do.
Usually I say hi to my mom and dad first, so that was a little different today.
I couldn't say hi to my mom." She added: "She was always proud of me. She was with me every step of the way." Rochette also had the crowd on their feet after putting Canada back on the women's podium for the first time since Elizabeth Manley took silver at the 1988 Calgary Games.
"I hope this medal will inspire a new generation of skaters." she added.
In Trôo, a interesting audio and visual display unfolds the tale of life in the Loir Valley.