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MUFONET-BBS NETWORK - MUTUAL UFO NETWORK ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS - WIRE ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 旼컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴커 =START= XMT: 05:37 Fri Sep 27 EXP: 06:00 Fri Oct 04 쿞TUDY BACKS U.S. THEORY THAT HUMANS DESCENDED FROM AN 쿌FRICAN WOMAN 쿥ASHINGTON (SEPT. 27) DPA - A team of U.S. researchers 쿟hursday said they had found important new evidence to back 퀅p a theory that all humans originated from one African 퀇oman around 200,000 years ago. 쿌nthropologists from Pennsylvania State University and the 쿢niversity of California in Berkeley said the ''strongest 쿬onfirmation yet'' had come from an analysis of the genetic 쿺aterial DNA. 쿟he scientists contructed a ''tree of evolution'' after 퀃racing DNA from 189 people in various parts of the world 쿫ack to a single ancestor, a woman who they estimate lived 쿫etween 166,000 and 249,000 years ago. 쿟he results lend further weight to a U.S. theory on African 쿽rigin put forward in 1987. 쿟he researchers call the common ancestor ''Eve'' and say she 쿾robably lived in sub-Saharan Africa. Her people were dark- 퀂kinned, shorter and stocker than modern humans, said co- 쿪uthor of the 1987 study, Mark Stoneking. =END=


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