A model of the face of an adult female Homo erectus. Reconstruction by John Gurche, Smithsonian Museum of Natural History

Scientists Say A Mystery Species Bred with Ancient Humans in Distant Past

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A new study of the genomes of Australasians has revealed sections of DNA that do not match any known hominin species. The dramatic findings mean that a mystery species bred with ancient humans in the distant past and that our family tree is much more complex than previously believed.

New Scientist reports that the unknown species bred with early human ancestors when they migrated from Africa to Australasia.  

The surprising finding, published in the journal Nature Genetics , was made by Jaume Bertranpetit  at Pompeu Fabra University in Spain and his colleagues, who examined the genomes of living Indigenous Australians, Papuans, people from the Andaman Islands near India, and from mainland India.  The results revealed sections of DNA that did not match any previously identified hominin species.

“These DNA sequences are not present in the genomes of living Europeans or east Asians,” reports New Scientist, “suggesting that the ancestors of these people met and bred with a mystery hominin in south Asia or the Pacific region, who left their genetic legacy in the area’s present-day populations.”

One theory is that the mystery species was Homo erectus, which was present in Asia between about  1.8 million and 33,000 years ago . However, there is no DNA from Homo erectus with which to compare to the samples from current Australasian populations.

Homo erectus tautavelensis skull

Homo erectus tautavelensis skull ( public domain )

Alan Cooper of the University of Adelaide, Australia, has raised the possibility that multiple unknown hominin species may have contributed to the unidentifiable DNA segments. “Asia is a bit of a nightmare in terms of the number of different groups that were running around at the same time,” said Cooper [via New Scientist].

The results echo previous findings from 2013 in which the genome of one of our ancient ancestors, the Denisovans, was found to contain a segment of DNA that came from another species currently unknown to science.

Scientists launched into a flurry of discussion and debate upon hearing the study results and immediately began speculating about what this unknown species could be.  Some suggested that a group may have branched off to Asia from the Homo heidelbernensis, who resided in Africa about half a million years ago. They are believed to be the ancestors of Europe's Neanderthals.  However, others, such as Chris Stringer, a paleoanthropologist at the London Natural History Museum, admitted that they “don’t have the faintest idea” what the mystery species could be.

Denisova cave in Russia, where researchers found teeth and finger bones, which enabled the mapping of the Denisovan genome

Denisova cave in Russia, where researchers found teeth and finger bones, which enabled the mapping of the Denisovan genome ( public domain )

Both sets of findings indicate that our family tree is far more complex than previously believed and likely involved the interbreeding between multiple hominin species, many of which we may never find traces of.

Top image: A model of the face of an adult female Homo erectus. Reconstruction by John Gurche, Smithsonian Museum of Natural History ( public domain )

By April Holloway

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Homo-Erectus Beget Cro-Magnon Americanus...Cro-Magnon Americanus beget the Southern lineages...

We need to remember that Homo-Erectus was more than likely a Seafaring and more intelligent group than we give them credit for. And they were way before Cro-magnon Man. They truly did not Grunt at each other. Based on Native American Sign Language they may have had a system that produced the proverbial "Rosetta Stone" in Sign language and Symbolism.

Even now...try to win a Baseball Game without this...

“Top image: A model of the face of an adult female Homo erectus”    Rather cute, lovely intelligent eyes and the lips oooh!  

THere was an alternative to the story of Genesis. HUman beings are mostly supposed to be the product of various breeding (mostly using artificial insemination) of a pig and an ape. THat is why pigs can be used in experiments so well and their parts used in transplants.This happened about 8,000 years ago. This created a fair number of "original groupings." Most of us are complex mixtures. Some like the Lappish man in Iron Sky, which you can see free on the net, more closely resemble their particular original grouping. There are three majors, the second involving Noah and his crew, and the third the origin of The Christ, artificial insemination mostly being unknown in the past. Heretics had this story of n their bikes with a umber of similar variants.

THere was an alternative to the story of Genesis. HUman beings are mostly supposed to be the product of various breeding (mostly using artificial insemination) of a pig and an ape. THat is why pigs can be used in experiments so well and their parts used in transplants.This happened about 8,000 years ago. This created a fair number of "original groupings." Most of us are complex mixtures. Some like the Lappish man in Iron Sky, which you can see free on the net, more closely resemble their particular original grouping. There are three majors, the second involving Noah and his crew, and the third the origin of The Christ, artificial insemination mostly being unknown in the past. Heretics had this story of n their bikes with a umber of similar variants.

Utter drivil/ Humanity is not 8000 years old; another neo-fundamentalist Christian load of ideological toss. Read Richard Dawkins The God Myth and get an education based on real science by a specialist in micobiology and environmental-natural selection. Folk like you would keep us locked in the dark Ages that used to burn heratics at the stake and held back humanity for 1000 years.

Yes, it would have been great to have Fukushima a 1,000 years earlier along with Chernobyl, Bikini Atoll, etc; etc. You soul-less satan worshipers keep saying how great things are because your fat, stinky and pathetic asses do not live in a disaster area, yet. Missiles and depleted uranium ammunition are now strewn across the globe to make sure that unholy and immorally stunted troglodytes like yourself never escape out into the vastness of such a grand creation as this universe. "Do not give pearls (planets like this one) to pigs (you and your kind) because they can only trample them into mud and rend He who gave it to them." That is Love speaking to evil and setting your place in eternity; dark and alone. Your father is the liar and first murderer. With each passing day your DNA is being erased from the Book of Life. You see, your father was tossed out of space like a lightening bolt during Passover of 1651 near Nuremberg, Germany and quarantined to earth. Those of us who confess that Yeshua is Messiah with our mouths will not suffer Judgment and the second death. This planet is slated as a prison and to be recommissioned as a lake of fire for those who climb down Jacob's ladder instead of up. How do we climb up? Love thy neighbor as thy self. It is not in you.

Even if we are, who are we? Of whom or what do we exist, or do we? If there is a God, He may be the only one capable of truly knowing of His own existence, if He does. Maybe shouldn't be presumptuous, here, unless we are, of course. Claiming to know what may be unknowable, for all we know, seems like it may be an exercise in futility, though I seem reluctant to be sure of that, like what seems to seem like about everything else.
I am convinced of the possibility of the manifestations of which you seem to speak, but also of the possibility that everything may be cherished accomplishments of righteousness within the mind and perhaps body(if so we represent) of what we seem to shorthand as "God" under however many pen or pseudonyms, the entire concept being unkenable or specious regarding our capacity, in and of ourselves, to be able to pronounce any reasonably accurate opinion, other than to say, maybe perfect.
Things may only be able to be precisely as they are, otherwise, seemingly obviously perfect things would probably be impossible, and yet, Who's to know for sure, if They do. Up to Them, I would seem to think likely. Might not want to know, but if They do, it seems as if I would be in support of whatever is necessary in the continuance of existence, eternally, should it be deemed desirable by Whomever might have something important to say about such a choice, should there be any.
Whatever seems required in this pursuit might be perfect.
If not, perhaps the best any of us could do would be to apologize, but that might be counterproductive, other than as a balm to our "selves," while entering into denial of Whom we may really be, regardless of whom we seem to think we are, or seem to believe we are.
Gratitude seems to be in the forecast, perhaps inevitably!

Actually I think it was 1840 something that Satan/Lucifer was denied any more traveling access to the heavens...(visiting the council, etc). He lost his title to the Earth, though he still possesses it to a degree, with Christ's sacrifice.
Time wise, what folks don't understand, mainly because the two are cramed into one in the book of Genesis as if Moses didn't have the complete story, is that there were two creations, one happened before the rebellion, where all the angels rejoiced ...and those that the Sumerians say were miners....the second being the Adam and Eve we are more familiar with, and where the rebellion had taken place and the Serpent dwelled in the Garden of Eden as well ... Apparently that particular being was the one the Sumerians called Enki, whos symbol is that of the serpent and the two entwined serpents that represent the DNA strand. Apparently the modification that Enki offered them interfeared with some of their original DNA. Note, the order of creation is different with the two genesis stories though the writer attempted to combine them. In the second, domestic animals are created AFTER Adam and Eve and brought to them.

Some of the DNA damaged first creation undoubtedly survived, and hence, Cain went off to the land of Nod to take a wife. So there were other settled or semi settled lands in existence at the same time of Adam and Eve's first offspring becoming adults.

"Some of the DNA damaged first creation undoubtedly survived, and hence, Cain went off to the land of Nod to take a wife. So there were other settled or semi settled lands in existence at the same time of Adam and Eve's first offspring becoming adults."

I have seen a similar concept proposed before. YHVH is portrayed as talking to other gods throughout Genesis, so it has been suggested that YHVH was trying His hand at creating His own people (He was originally a war god, not a creation god after all) and the original sin was actually body modesty - so only those born with an unnatural sense of embarrassment when seen naked are descendants of adam and Eve, the rest of us are descended from a superior creation.

Interesting. Awful lot of hate in that rant, buddy. Looks like you will not escape judgement either.

In response to what "AARON BELL WROTE ON 27 JULY, 2016 - 19:16"
You talk of love but spew hate. You have set yourself up for judgement and second death just with this one rant, dummy.

Genetic engeenering has already been done in modern times, and some scientists are getting ready to re-enginner /create the Mammoth. Also , we already have physical proof of some of the descendents of the 'Gods' ...the ones we call fallen angels today. Its not just from the pictures that the ancient Egyptians left us that depicted what their ancestors looked like, who were supposedly descended from these entities, their skulls are being dug up in Peru. There were some remains in the Hopewell mounds and elsewhere in the America, but the Smithsonian did a pretty good job of hiding and destroying most of these remains, as well as much of the early culture of the early American kingdoms. These are skulls that are much bigger than our own, have two crainial partitions instead of three (verses the imitation 'flatboarding' practice), and some other oddities that seem to run thugh their linage such as double rowed teeth, and six fingers. These 'condheads' were generally larger than the average man to the point of being called giants. This is from physical evidence, as well as what ancient scholars and historians said, it is only modern 'scientists' that stop up their ears, wear blinders and generally hide their heads in the sands in an attempt to deny the truth, rather than realizing that there might be something that is behind all the myths.

U are half rite. Humanity is the result of mixing alien genes with monkey ones. Further experiments followed and the rest is history.... written by victors.

The gods that made humans to be primitive workers to mine gold for them created us by mixing their DNA with an existing primate. They have twice wiped out humanity and they are about to do it again.
The entire government are evil treasonous criminals. The day of the next false flag using the nuke they stole in 2007 and blamed on Iran, America will be destroyed by Russia, China and the SCO. This is the war of Armageddon and you can know it is now because of Planet X and the toxic chemtrails that hide it every day. Planet X will end the war when it rips the earth apart again but 90% of Americans will be dead already. All planned by your evil government.

there's always some spastic who has to come out with the alien crap. You just read 'unknown sub species' and immediately assume aliens. And by the way, why exactly would gods want gold mined for them? If they can create an entire species they can probably come up with a more efficient method of getting gold out of the fecking earth, you retard.

They tried filtering it from the water, then went and mined it in South Africa, which, by the way is where we get the old legends of Hades...being the underworld from. The head of the mining endeavor was Enki, and he eventually took his operation over to South America. The very ancient mines in South Africa however are occasionally run into by modern mining operations, when they are, the operators usually block up the tunnels and shafts and do not try exploring them.

By the way... that's also whey we have the legends of dragons liking and hording gold. As for why it would be needed, its primary need would be in electronics but apparently they needed it for augumenting their atmosphere. Certainly, it would be much more healthful to have gold, which also has antibiotic effects, in the astmosphere rather than what we get today as heavy metal pollution called 'chemtrials'. By the way, that's not a 'conspiracy theory' the Feds have already admitted that they 'spray'. Anyways...there is no reason to belive this all was a ancient 'conspiracy theory' pulled off by the Sumerians to fool everyone. Their scribes were very careful to record as accurately as possible their writtings that they passed down to their descendents .

By alien it could mean evil reptilians many who pose as human and look fully human who have always controlled human civilisation.

Reptilians themselves are under control of far more powerful and even more evil inter dimensional alien entities.

It explains reptilian symbols throughout every human culture from the most primitive to the most advanced across all human history.

Reptilians who have created reptilian/human hybrids to house reptilian consciousness that will replace humans on, in (Hollow Earth) and around Earth.

However the evil reptilians are extremely desperate as they and their masters the even more evil interdimensional entities that subconsciously are absolutely terrified as they know they have run out of time and will be held accountable for all their evil actions in their afterlife.

Three part article on suffering in the end times that provides some information on evil.

www.rense.com/general96/suffering.htm

www.rense.com/general96/suffering2.htm

www.rense.com/general96/suffering3.htm

He looks European to me if you just make it orange in color? This European racist made it look black to insinuate something all in the name of science?....lol

There are THREE racial groupings BUT FOUR BLOOD TYPES?

The three "races" are actually less different from each other than members of the same race are from each other, when you look at anything beyond surface appearances. Or even surface appearances...

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They could be fallen angels like the Bible talks about.

"And by the way, why exactly would gods want gold mined for them? If they can create an entire species they can probably come up with a more efficient method of getting gold out of the fecking earth, you retard."

The more to-the-point question is why any beings who had the resources to travel over interstellar distances would care about material resources? In order to make the trip their technology would have to be advanced enough to synthesize any molecules or elements that they needed. And it would cost less energy than the actual trip itself. To come here and mess with the natives they would have to be psychopaths with severe emotional problems.

Actually, tht does fit the behavior of the gods of myth, especially YHVH...

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