Modern Men Trace Ancestry to African Migrants

@article{Gibbons2001ModernMT,
  title={Modern Men Trace Ancestry to African Migrants},
  author={Ann Gibbons},
  journal={Science},
  year={2001},
  volume={292},
  pages={1051 - 1052}
}
In work described on page 1151, geneticists found that characteristic DNA sequences called markers on the Y (male) chromosome in a huge sample of men in Asia and Oceania could be traced to forefathers who lived in Africa in the past 35,000 to 89,000 years. Two other groups studying Y chromosome markers have come to a similar conclusion. Together with a variety of studies showing that mitochondrial DNA is of recent African origins, anthropologists now have two strong lines of evidence in favor… 
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