So how long can DNA or even cells last in the environment once an organism dies? This has been a hot topic in the scientific literature the last 15 years. I have read the majority of the literature on the subject partly because I teach a class called genomics and we spend quite a bit […]
A recent paper published by the Answers Research Journal, the research publication of Answers in Genesis, reported a comparison of human and chimpanzee genomes and found that they have, on average, a DNA similarity of only 70%. This is a very striking number since the usual numbers you hear thrown about as representing the similarity […]
A few months ago I wrote about the significance of recent findings regarding the Toba super volcano in Indonesia (The Toba Super Eruption: A non-Flood Catastrophe – the Artifacts Say Yes). Briefly, I explained that the Toba volcano caldera produced the largest eruption in the past 100,000 years releasing an estimated 2800 cubic kilometers of […]
There are thousands of sites with either human remains or artifacts (stone tools usually) that are known across southern Europe and many are found in locations where they are found in layers stacked on top of each other like in caves or flood plain locations along rivers. But, the exact pattern of Neanderthal and modern human population migrations and changes is not my main interest.