Our Ancestors - Genetic "Eve" And "Adam" Lived Approximately At Same Time

06/08/2013 10:54

5 August, 2013

MessageToEagle.com - Many aspects of the existence of the two mysterious individuals - mitochondrial Eve and Y-chromosomal Adam - including when they lived, are still shrouded in mystery.

These Adam and Eve - our most recent common ancestors - passed down a portion of their genomes to the vast expanse of humanity, according to a new study conducted by Stanford researchers.

The man lived between 120,000 and 156,000 years ago, and the woman lived between 99,000 and 148,000 years ago, say researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. [Read more] ...