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Scientists reveal the surprising genetic identity of early human remains from roughly 400,000 years ago in Spain (Atapuerca). New tests on human bones hidden in a Spanish cave for some 400,000 years set a new record for the oldest human DNA sequence ever decoded—and may scramble the scientific picture of our early relatives. The bones were first thought to belong to European Neanderthals, but analysis showed they are genetically closer to the Siberian Denisovans.
I think part of the pushback against Darwin's theory of evolution wasn't from the actual content of the Old Testament, but from White people back then not wanting to hear that their lineage had monkeys in it. People scoffed at the notion that their ancient ancestors were apes. Continued from: .