Friday, 20 July 2007

Africa: The Mothership

" We are solely children of Africa—with no Neandertals or island-dwelling "hobbits" in our family tree, according to a new study.

Scientists who compared the skulls and DNA of human remains from around the world say their results point to modern humans (Homo sapiens) having a single origin in Africa."

Full article here

Related link concerning The Genographic Project here

"A few days ago he got the results and shared the online account with me. They’re utterly fascinating. The picture below shows my “ancestral journey.” At the website, this picture is interactive — clicking on a marker will tell you the story behind it."

See also: The Genographic Project

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