[Taxacom] Homo sapiens neanderthalensis & did early H. sapiens arise in Eurasia?

Curtis Clark lists at curtisclark.org
Tue Jul 6 22:57:46 CDT 2010


On 7/5/2010 7:19 PM, Kenneth Kinman wrote:
> Since
> gene flow from the Neanderthals ended with their extinction
> 25,000-30,000 years ago, this percentage was no doubt even higher in the
> past.
>    

This is pure speculation, but unlike the rest of your speculation, thus 
could actually be addressed by looking in modern African and non-African 
populations to see whether the alleles are in equilibrium or subject to 
selection.

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