Y Weigh In Again on Modern Humans

  title={Y Weigh In Again on Modern Humans},
  author={Rebecca Louise Cann},
  pages={465 - 467}
  • R. Cann
  • Published 2 August 2013
  • Biology
  • Science
Sampling of the human Y chromosome eliminates the curious disparity in ages of our last common male and female ancestors. [Also see Reports by Poznik et al. and Francalacci et al.] The age of the most recent man or woman from whom all living humans today descended has been the subject of considerable debate. It has been suggested that the date of our last common maternal ancestor could have be three times older than that of our last common paternal ancestor. Two papers in this issue… 
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