Comment A93K Genetic similarities


Early humans left Africa through Egypt, not Ethiopia, study says


Genetic similarities (Score: 2, Interesting)

by on 2015-06-02 14:29 (#A93K)

If the only evidence they have is the genetic similarities, then I certainly hope they're taking into account Egypt's close location and continual trade (and one presumes, cross-pollination over thousands of years) with the Mediterranean cultures. According to TFA, they "controlled for recent migrations," but does recent take them back 10,000 years? 1,000? 100? They themselves acknowledge the original migrations took place between 125,000 and 60,000 years, so recent is obviously relative. Color me skeptical.


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2015-06-02 22:35 Interesting +1

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