Genetic map 'world's most advanced,' researchers say

Full story: Deutsche Welle
Researchers in England and the United States say they've developed the world's most detailed genetic map, including a newly discovered sequence where genetic recombination occurs. Full Story
ZZzzzZz

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#1 Jul 23, 2011
"The prevailing theory on human evolution is that Homo sapiens evolved in Africa, and that at some point in the distant past, a group of perhaps a few thousand people emigrated off the continent, colonizing Asia, Europe, and ultimately the rest of the world.

Most Europeans, for example, are descended from this relatively small group, and therefore reflect a rather uniform genetic makeup.

European DNA therefore "represents only a subset of genetic diversity," Myers said. The biggest repository of genetic diversity remained on the ark of the initial continent, Africa.

When European and American slave traders landed on the shores of Africa, stealing away people for forced labor in far-away lands, this resulted in a new genetic diversity among the descendents of slaves, many of which also have European blood.

The fact of this genetic mixing, which occurred in a clear time window of about 200 years, set up the unique conditions that the geneticists used in their work.

According to Rolf Horstmann, who teaches molecular medicine at the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine in Hamburg, the research highlights the genetic differences between African and European populations."

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This is going to be a good one. I simply cannot wait for the negro perspective.
Barros Serrano

Silver City, NM

#2 Jul 23, 2011
ZZzzzZz wrote:
"The prevailing theory on human evolution is that Homo sapiens evolved in Africa, and that at some point in the distant past, a group of perhaps a few thousand people emigrated off the continent, colonizing Asia, Europe, and ultimately the rest of the world.
Most Europeans, for example, are descended from this relatively small group, and therefore reflect a rather uniform genetic makeup.
European DNA therefore "represents only a subset of genetic diversity," Myers said. The biggest repository of genetic diversity remained on the ark of the initial continent, Africa.
When European and American slave traders landed on the shores of Africa, stealing away people for forced labor in far-away lands, this resulted in a new genetic diversity among the descendents of slaves, many of which also have European blood.
The fact of this genetic mixing, which occurred in a clear time window of about 200 years, set up the unique conditions that the geneticists used in their work.
According to Rolf Horstmann, who teaches molecular medicine at the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine in Hamburg, the research highlights the genetic differences between African and European populations."
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This is going to be a good one. I simply cannot wait for the negro perspective.
You could turn a weather report into a racist argument, jackass.
UruEuWauWau

France

#3 Jul 23, 2011
ZZzzzZz wrote:
"The prevailing theory on human evolution is that Homo sapiens evolved in Africa, and that at some point in the distant past, a group of perhaps a few thousand people emigrated off the continent, colonizing Asia, Europe, and ultimately the rest of the world.
Most Europeans, for example, are descended from this relatively small group, and therefore reflect a rather uniform genetic makeup.
European DNA therefore "represents only a subset of genetic diversity," Myers said. The biggest repository of genetic diversity remained on the ark of the initial continent, Africa.
When European and American slave traders landed on the shores of Africa, stealing away people for forced labor in far-away lands, this resulted in a new genetic diversity among the descendents of slaves, many of which also have European blood.
The fact of this genetic mixing, which occurred in a clear time window of about 200 years, set up the unique conditions that the geneticists used in their work.
According to Rolf Horstmann, who teaches molecular medicine at the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine in Hamburg, the research highlights the genetic differences between African and European populations."
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This is going to be a good one. I simply cannot wait for the negro perspective.
All political correctness crap comes from the shyatty USA poisonin' the science & the rest. Less-than-mediocre scientist wannabes are talkin' & publishin' crap day after day for various agendas. So-called 'out of Africa' theory, which will forever remain just a bogus theory, is a fairy tale for the kids. ;-P Obviously, human groups that include 'non-human' genome like all humans out of Africa, & especially Papuan & Melanesian groups, can only be more diverse than those who stayed in, or moved to, Africa. ;-D

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