Skip to comments.All humans are descended from just TWO people (truncated)
Posted on 11/24/2018 6:04:27 PM PST by ealgeone
All modern humans descended from a solitary pair who lived 100,000 to 200,000 years ago, scientists say.
Scientists surveyed the genetic 'bar codes' of five million animals - including humans - from 100,000 different species and deduced that we sprang from a single pair of adults after a catastrophic event almost wiped out the human race.
These bar codes, or snippets of DNA that reside outside the nuclei of living cells, suggest that it's not just people who came from a single pair of beings, but nine out of every 10 animal species, too
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...
a miss is as good as a mile- so close to the truth, yet so far
Is this surprising? I seem to remember reading something about this in a book. They lived in a garden and ate apples or something.
Yes, imagine that.
Who’da thunk it ?
I think it started with, In the beginning God created.....and it just gets better and better after that.
It’s a good thing their names were ‘Adam and Eve’ instead of ‘Adam and Steve’ or none of us would be here today.
Yep, I seem to rember their names were like Adam and Eve. I guess if God had waited until now it would have to be Adam and Evan, or at least Adam and (sex to he decided by person at later date).
it’s not just people who came from a single pair of beings, but nine out of every 10 animal species, too
This had me thinking Noah
Real science, although late to the game, once again confirms the biblical account.
Not gonna point out their timespan is off, just happy they are finally coming on board.
And it wasnt two males or two females, either.
Those are genetic dead ends.
Uhhh. Yeah. Adam and Eve
Adam abd Steve lived with the Snake character.
They got half of it right....they’ll get the other half down soon.
“one would not seem more diverse than the other according to the basic measure of mitochondrial DNA”
mitochondrial DNA is a meaningless measure of species DNA diversity ... almost all DNA is in cell nucleus and mitochondria basically doe the exact same thing in all animal cells: convert oxygen, sugar and fat into ATP ...
Wonder why this May report is being revived now.
It’s an interesting one I can see.
My guess is a cosmic radiation event. But why no correlation with fossils?
And what are the 1 in 10 animals that pre-existed?
Thanks for the obvious headline. It could not have been one person or three or more.
Personally, I approve of the two person model.
It wasn’t Adam & Steve!
You got that right!
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