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Waco Tribune Herald: Baylor's role in archaeological find could yield big rewards (In the news)

March 31, 2011

Several archaeologists said Baylor University stands to gain in stature because of two professors' involvement in what is thought to be the discovery of the earliest known human habitation in the Americas. A team led by Texas A&M University's Mike Waters, and including Baylor geologists Lee Nordt and Steve Driese, found stone tools said to date back 15,500 years at the Buttermilk Creek site near Salado.