Science: Stone Age Relics

There is only one group of white people on earth who have persisted almost unchanged from the Stone Age; will they survive World War II? The odds that they will are not too good, for they live on one of the main military highways.

The Ainu (popularly known as the hairy Ainu), some 16,000 of them, inhabit northern islands of Japan. A few live on the half-Soviet island of Sakhalin. How they got there is one of anthropology's darkest mysteries. Last week the Smithsonian Institution reported to the U.S. the findings of Russian Anthropologist...

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