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DNA Mapped From 45,000 Year Old Human Bone
« on: October 23, 2014, 08:07:05 AM »
God certainly works in mysterious ways...  making 6,000 year old human bones appear to carbon date back 45,000 years...

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45,000-Year-Old Bone Pinpoints Era of Human-Neanderthal Sex... DNA from an ancient man in Siberia shows how Stone Age people spread into Asia.

Unearthed by an ivory carver from a Siberian riverbank, a man's 45,000-year-old thigh bone reveals when people first mated with Neanderthals, an international genetics team reports Wednesday.

Scientists collected DNA from the bone and analyzed the ancient man's complete genetic map, or genome. The DNA narrows down the time when mating first brought Neanderthal genes into the human gene pool: from 50,000 to 60,000 years ago.

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/10/141022-siberian-genome-ancient-science-discovery/
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Re: DNA Mapped From 45,000 Year Old Human Bone
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2014, 12:28:16 PM »
If a Christian found it, it'd be 4,500 years old.

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This thread is about lab-grown dicks, not some mincy, old, British poof of an actor. 

Let's get back on topic, please.


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Re: DNA Mapped From 45,000 Year Old Human Bone
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2014, 03:33:11 PM »
Bible believers have a hard time with the Neanderthals, human-like folks who predated (and apparently speed dated) modern humans. They were mostly in Europe and Asia and did not get any visits from Jesus, apparently. Plus they were not much into writing things down, so no Neanderthal bible. Unless you count the cave paintings... ;)
Extraordinary claims of the bible don't even have ordinary evidence.

Kids aren't paying attention most of the time in science classes so it seems silly to get worked up over ID being taught in schools.

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Re: DNA Mapped From 45,000 Year Old Human Bone
« Reply #3 on: Yesterday at 08:50:24 AM »
I'd seriously suggest banning the statement that the earth is 6,000 years old, if it were not for the fact that it is a great way to identify the lunatic fringe of the godly.

If there were a 6,000 year old earth, radioactive decay would have been so high that either Adam, all his offspring and the living part of "creation" would have been fried within a few minutes or we would be "created" so that radioactivity does not affect us.
Nobody says “There are many things that we thought were natural processes, but now know that a god did them.”

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Re: DNA Mapped From 45,000 Year Old Human Bone
« Reply #4 on: Yesterday at 10:45:01 AM »
thought this thread looked interesting... clicked the link, read the article and indeed it was fascinating and informative. 

of course the commentary here at wwgha was the usual tripe circle jerking... but i must say, i was a little disappointed to find similar commentary on the national geographic site.

people have lost their damn minds i tell ya... what say you graybeard?
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Re: DNA Mapped From 45,000 Year Old Human Bone
« Reply #5 on: Yesterday at 11:43:19 AM »
thought this thread looked interesting... clicked the link, read the article and indeed it was fascinating and informative. 

of course the commentary here at wwgha was the usual tripe circle jerking... but i must say, i was a little disappointed to find similar commentary on the national geographic site.

people have lost their damn minds i tell ya... what say you graybeard?
I say the "circle jerking" as you call it, is unremarkable. It is easy to forget this a site that is seeking an answer to its site title and the post is in the Evolution & Creationism section, and links nicely with http://whywontgodhealamputees.com/forums/index.php/topic,27564.msg636490.html#msg636490

I'm not sure which people you mean when you say "people have lost their damn minds." Could you clarify?
Nobody says “There are many things that we thought were natural processes, but now know that a god did them.”

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Re: DNA Mapped From 45,000 Year Old Human Bone
« Reply #6 on: Yesterday at 12:32:20 PM »
Well I was amazed at what we have learned from this bone and find the topic of human evolution, especially the interaction with Neanderthals fascinating. I look forward to reading more in the future.
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Re: DNA Mapped From 45,000 Year Old Human Bone
« Reply #7 on: Yesterday at 02:18:50 PM »
^^^Indeed. Another detail painstakingly sifted from the past. We'll never get a perfect recreation of history, but the entire field is a fascinating work in progress.
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Re: DNA Mapped From 45,000 Year Old Human Bone
« Reply #8 on: Yesterday at 03:18:55 PM »
Within a few decades, scientists will be able to clone a Neanderthal person from reconstituted DNA.[1]

Imagine Neanders walking around in your neighborhood--in business suits, not hoodies, so they don't get shot for looking suspicious...It will raise all kinds of issues, and not just with the religious people who don't believe that humans are primates or that the earth is billions of years old. People who don't accept evolution will have to realize that DNA is all the proof the theory of evolution needs. 

What exactly is a human being?
Do Neanders have human rights? Will we have to call them humanoid rights?
Do Neanderthals qualify for citizenship anywhere?
Are they eligible for health insurance--or is non-homo sapiens status a pre-existing condition?
Where do non-homo sapiens humanoid species fit into Genesis?
Will people (false Christians only, of course) patronize Neander escort services and watch Neander pron?
Will people (true or false Christians-- hard to tell) try to prevent Neanders from marrying, adopting children, holding jobs or living in nicer neighborhoods?
Will people (true Christians only, of course) try to convert the Neanders?
Will the Neanders brain the religious people with a highly advanced stone tool?
If they do, will it be considered a sin?


Inquiring minds want to know.  :angel:
 1. Neanders have a lot of physical similarities to humans, but their DNA is farther from modern humans than chimp DNA is. However, Neanders and humans were able to interbreed! Neander DNA is mainly in Europeans, IIRC, because the Neanders migrated out of Africa before homo sapiens did. Sub-Saharan African people do not have Neander DNA. You would think that the presence of extinct Neander DNA in some modern humans would already be enough to convince everyone that evolution is real--how else could there be different kinds of humanoid DNA? But it ain't. I don't think any evidence would convince some people....
Extraordinary claims of the bible don't even have ordinary evidence.

Kids aren't paying attention most of the time in science classes so it seems silly to get worked up over ID being taught in schools.