Human evolution: a last archaic hominin stronghold in India

New research reveals some of the last practitioners of an archaic human culture.

Thar Desert in Rajasthan, India. Site of hominin migration discoveries.
The Thar Desert in Rajasthan, India. It's on the edge of the Thar Desert, at a lakeside site called Singi Talav, that evidence for some of the last Acheulean stone tool-makers was found. Image credit: Geraint Rowland Photography / Getty