Genomic studies find all humans did not originate in East Africa

| September 21, 2012
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The largest study of genetic variance across present-day populations in southern Africa suggests that there is no single place in Africa from which all modern humans emerged. Instead, our species is the result of mixing between numerous early human populations across a vast area.

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