What are Y-Chromosomal Adam and Mitochondrial Eve?


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"Y-Chromosomal Adam" and "Mitochondrial Eve" are the scientifically-proven theories that every man alive today is descended from a single man and every man and woman alive today is descended from a...

July 01 2013 2 responses Vote Up Share Report

Mini ainsley chalmers Medical Research Scientist, devoted family man.
The mutational variation comparison between all human races for the Y-chromosome and mitochondrial DNA indicate very little genetic drift has occurred indicating that Adam and Eve were of recent origin (about 6,000 years ago) and not the purported 200,000 plus years ago that evolutionists would have us believe.

Studies on the mutation rate increase (100 increased mutations per generation) has suggested to some academic geneticists that humans should have died out many times over if they were 2000,000 years on planet earth. Mendel's mutational modelling on this mutational rate has indicated that we will probably be extinct in about 1,000 years from now.

However the Lord will be coming soon and mutations, death and suffering will be a thing of the past in our eternal home with the Lord.

You can read more about this in Dr John Sanford's book "Genetic Entropy & The Mystery of the Genome" if you want to dig deeper.

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