How did we miss this one?

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How did we miss this one?

Postby circumspice » Fri Jan 06, 2017 1:34 pm

A fairly old article from September 2016:

This too seems to have dropped into a black hole...

Mysterious Branch of Humanity Possibly Discovered


http://www.livescience.com/56191-unknow ... vered.html
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Re: How did we miss this one?

Postby Minimalist » Fri Jan 06, 2017 3:15 pm

Fascinating article, Circ.

I always wonder about the mechanism which caused such dispersal.
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Re: How did we miss this one?

Postby circumspice » Fri Jan 06, 2017 9:00 pm

Minimalist wrote:Fascinating article, Circ.

I always wonder about the mechanism which caused such dispersal.


I always wonder why they tease us with a splashy headline & minimal info, then fail to follow up on it. :evil:
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Re: How did we miss this one?

Postby circumspice » Fri Jan 06, 2017 9:04 pm

It's not like I'm being impatient... It's been months since that article was published.
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Re: How did we miss this one?

Postby Minimalist » Sat Jan 07, 2017 8:00 am

This is a review of apparently 3 articles but I agree that it is annoying that it does not tell us what the 3 articles were.
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Re: How did we miss this one?

Postby Cognito » Sat Jan 07, 2017 12:23 pm

"These guys were very distantly related to Denisovans, but by no means Denisovan," Willerslev told Live Science. "They were even more distantly related to Neanderthals, and they might have been even more distantly related to modern humans. We believe that they interbred with modern humans shortly before modern humans crossed into the ancient continent of Sahul — what is now Australia, New Guinea and Tasmania — some 50,000 to 60,000 years ago."

Eske Wilerslev is one of the most respected geneticists studying ancient humans and migrations today, up there with Svante Paabo and his lab: http://news.ku.dk/all_news/2011/2011.9/ ... w-history/

Who were the archaics in the Aborigines' trysts? I suspect Asian H. erectus. So does M. Wolpoff (source: personal email). 8)
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Re: How did we miss this one?

Postby circumspice » Sun Jan 08, 2017 6:12 am

Thanks for the links guys!
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