An error has forced researchers to go back on their claim that humans across the whole of Africa carry DNA inherited from Eurasian immigrants. ...Eurasians have Neanderthal DNA, and Africans do not. So that claim never made sense to me.
Manica is not yet sure if Science will change the title of the paper, ‘Ancient Ethiopian genome reveals extensive Eurasian admixture throughout the African continent’. But if the team had caught the error earlier, he says, “I’m sure we would have phrased things differently”.
Saturday, January 30, 2016
Eurasians did not invade Africa
Nature mag reports: