‘DNA time capsule’ reveals birthplace of modern humans–The University of Sydney, Australia Study

The University of Sydney News Findings pinpoint the homeland of modern humans: Southern Africa A landmark study led by Sydney researchers pinpoints the birthplace of modern humans in southern Africa and suggests how climate change may have driven the first migrations. A Sydney-led study has found that the earliest ancestors of anatomically modern humans (Homo sapiens sapiens) emerged in a southern African ‘homeland’ and thrived there for 70 thousand years. The breakthrough findings published today in the journal Nature today. The authors propose that changes in Africa’s climate triggered the…

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