In 2001, French scientist Alain Beauvilain and three Chadian colleagues discovered a fossil cranium in the dunes of the Chadian Sahara Desert.
A snarky proposal, among others aimed at deflating the idea of humankind’s exceptional place in nature, suggests that our species is really misnamed.
“Synteny refers to how well chromosomal sequences from different species align with one another.”
Some have claimed that for humans the coalescence to one (or first coalescent) does not happen for well over a million years back in time, calling into question the idea of a single-couple human origin.
Venema seems much more interested in pursuing longstanding debates with intelligent design and with certain ID proponents.