Human Genetic Variation — A Tale that Keeps on Telling
If the pockmarks on the moon showed this kind of specific array surrounding each crater, we would think someone was using the moon for target practice.
Lessons from the Evangelical Debate About Adam and Eve
The standard evolutionary account of human origins holds that our population has always been in the thousands and humanity did not descend from an initial pair.
Reflections on Our Ancient Past
I bring this up because some have claimed that I advocate a sole genetic progenitorship model for the first couple.
From Ann Gauger and Ola Hössjer, a New Standard for the Science of a “First Couple”
Their scrupulous work found that Jerry Coyne and others, in bullying Christians and Jews on how “we can dismiss a physical Adam and Eve with near scientific certainty,” were in reality poorly supported.
More Backstory on Our First-Couple Paper: Why Wasn’t This Done Before?
For the last forty years, population geneticists have repeatedly said that our population was never smaller than several thousand.