Father of all humankind is 340,000 years old

10/03/2013 04:08

By | The Sideshow – Fri, Mar 8, 2013
DNA evidence has revealed that the oldest known common male ancestor is 340,000 years old, more than twice as old as previous estimates. New Scientist reports that the sample comes from a recently deceased man named Albert Perry. After the African-American South Carolina man died, one of his relatives submitted a sample of his DNA to a company called Family Tree DNA for analysis. [Read more] ...