Modern Genome Data Suggests How Homo Sapiens Developed in Africa
Ancient humans may have paused in Arabia for 30,000 years on their way out of Africa
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Chris Stringer on Twitter: "The success of failed Homo sapiens dispersals out of Africa and into Asia (2018) https://t.co/8MK9eJelmo" / Twitter
Michael Petraglia on Twitter: "It's hypothesised that there was a prolonged period of genetic isolation in the Arabian Peninsula, from around 100 ka but at least ~80 ka until the subsequent Eurasian dispersal ~54 to 50 ka.
So far, the archaeological data do not support this.
https://t.co/8wuVTZSV7E https://t.co/TYov3N1fox" / Twitter
Michael Petraglia on Twitter: "Major new paper #OutofAfrica:
Our analyses reveal a previously unsuspected extended period of genetic adaptation lasting ~30,000 y, potentially in #Arabia or surrounding regions, prior to a rapid #dispersal across the rest of Eurasia as far as #Australia.
https://t.co/bKkWxqT761" / Twitter
PaleoAnthropology+ on Twitter: "DNA Suggests Modern Humans Emerged from Several Groups in Africa, Not One https://t.co/VvnFbkXf05" / Twitter
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