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To: SunkenCiv
Great Great Great Grendma Eve from which homo sapiens is descended lived in Africa about 200,000 years ago. Since the Mitochondrial DNA is found in the umbilical cord and is the DNA passed from mother to daughter we find that ALL Humanity is African whatevers. The DNA was harvested rom all ethnic groups on the planet and document the travels of early homp sapiens from Africa to Peru, Europe, China, etc.

Read more at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitochondrial_Eve.

2 posted on 06/02/2010 5:58:07 PM PDT by Young Werther ("Quae cum ita sunt" Since these things are so!)
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To: Young Werther

There’s no way to determine geographical origin from modern DNA distribution; the guesses of what constitutes “parsimoniousness” not surprisingly follows exactly the original assumptions of the Out-of-Africa / Replacement crowd.


7 posted on 06/02/2010 6:24:16 PM PDT by SunkenCiv ("Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others." -- Otto von Bismarck)
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