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Sat Jul 28, 2012, 09:55 AM

I'm not saying it's 'mystery' humans but it's 'mystery' humans who mated with us




DNA evidence for early 'mystery' humans



SEATTLE, July 26 (UPI) -- Early humans in Africa mated with a mystery species of human that may have been related to Neanderthals that later inhabited Europe, genetic studies show.

No fossil evidence of the previously unknown humans exists, researchers said, but they left their mark in bits of foreign DNA in modern-day African populations.

The existence of that genetic material in modern human populations is proof of interbreeding between the two species, probably 20,000 to 50,000 years ago, they said.



Read more: http://www.upi.com/Science_News/2012/07/26/DNA-evidence-for-early-mystery-humans/UPI-54951343333214/#ixzz21vOJ5IEL


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Reply I'm not saying it's 'mystery' humans but it's 'mystery' humans who mated with us (Original post)
Ichingcarpenter Jul 2012 OP
rfranklin Jul 2012 #1
xchrom Jul 2012 #2
mzteris Jul 2012 #3
jpbollma Jul 2012 #4
mzteris Jul 2012 #5
siligut Jul 2012 #7
Ichingcarpenter Jul 2012 #6
Sirveri Jul 2012 #8
frogmarch Jul 2012 #9

Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sat Jul 28, 2012, 10:01 AM

1. Everyone knows that it was aliens...Mitt Romney is proof of that...

 

"Take me to your Mr. Leader..."

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sat Jul 28, 2012, 10:14 AM

2. Humans sleep around. A lot. Nt

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sat Jul 28, 2012, 10:55 AM

3. hmmm.... maybe Zecharia

Sitchin was on to something. . . .


Or on something, one of the two.

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Response to mzteris (Reply #3)

Sat Jul 28, 2012, 11:01 AM

4. The Nephilim?

Or ancient Aliens? HA, this should get the conspiracy theories swirling.

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Response to jpbollma (Reply #4)

Sat Jul 28, 2012, 11:21 AM

5. Nibiruans

from the 12th planet!



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Response to jpbollma (Reply #4)

Sun Jul 29, 2012, 12:50 PM

7. My first thought too

Nephilim and conspiracy theories, wait for it . . .

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Response to mzteris (Reply #3)

Sat Jul 28, 2012, 01:48 PM

6. Annunaki/ Archons are the names of who supposed to have tried the DNA injection.

But we will have to see when the rest ofGöbekli Tepe i is uncovered. to see if there were any labs.......LOL

Anyway the time of 20,000 to 70,000 as mentioned in the article is curious.

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Sun Jul 29, 2012, 06:08 PM

8. So Battlestar Galactica was RIGHT!

Either that or some other sci fi thing...

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Response to Ichingcarpenter (Original post)

Mon Jul 30, 2012, 01:29 PM

9. Interesting!

Thanks for your post.

Here’s a link to longer article about it. The title ("Mystery Human Ancestor Found in African Genes" is somewhat misleading, but I think the article itself is quite good.

http://chronicle.com/blogs/percolator/mystery-human-ancestor-found-in-african-genes/30223

Another key finding is that most of the new variants are not genes —stretches of DNA that code for proteins that run a cell’s machinery—but regulatory regions that sit next to genes, turning them on or off, or increasing their protein production rate the way a radio volume knob increases sound. “Just because a stretch of DNA doesn’t have any genes doesn’t mean it can’t be functionally important,” noted Joseph Lachance, a postdoctoral researcher at Pennsylvania who is first author on the paper. To the contrary, he said, because those regions persisted and most genes didn’t, it shows that things like on-off switches are important evolutionary adaptations.


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