DNA proves Australian Aborgines 50,000 years ago

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DNA proves Australian Aborgines 50,000 years ago

Post09 Mar 2017

From the University of Adelaide and published in the journal 'Nature': Aboriginal hair shows 50,000 year connection to Australia. The same team dated ancient DNA recovered from skeletons in central Germany up to 7,500 years old reconstructing the first detailed genetic history of modern Europe and a gene flow from India occuring at least 4,000 years ago.

According to the Brahma Kumaris University, Australia only emerged from under the oceans around 2,500 years ago and humanity is no older that 5,000 years old. Perhaps they would like to explain to the world just how, or is "knowledge" just a question of unquestioning faith and obedient conformity to their elders to them?

Perhaps the BKs come from a different planet and only arrived here 5,000 rears ago? (Joke).
DNA in hair samples collected from Aboriginal people across Australia in the early to mid-1900s has revealed that populations have been continuously present in the same regions for up to 50,000 years -- soon after the peopling of Australia.

Modern Aboriginal Australians are the descendants of a single founding population that arrived in Australia 50,000 years ago, while Australia was still connected to New Guinea. Populations then spread rapidly -- within 1500-2000 years -- around the east and West coasts of Australia, meeting somewhere in South Australia.

Mitochondrial DNA allows tracing of maternal ancestry, and the results show that modern Aboriginal Australians are the descendants of a single founding population that arrived in Australia 50,000 years ago, while Australia was still connected to New Guinea. Populations then spread rapidly -- within 1500-2000 years -- around the east and West coasts of Australia, meeting somewhere in South Australia.

"Amazingly, it seems that from around this time the basic population patterns have persisted for the next 50,000 years -showing that communities have remained in discrete geographical regions," says project leader Professor Alan Cooper, Director of ACAD, University of Adelaide.

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