Geneticists discovered a "Y-chromosomal Adam" and "Mitochondrial Eve." What exactly does this mean? That regardless of if the two people are Adam and Eve or not,the genetics demonstrate common ancestry from one man and one woman. They were also not apes.
This month marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the discovery of Mitochondrial Eve, the common ancestor of every human alive today. Here& everything you need to know about why the mother of humanity is so important.
Mitochondrial Eve is the genetic mother of all homo sapiens living on Earth. All humans share the same mitochondrial DNA pattern with this one woman. She is believed to have lived in East Africa sometime between and years ago. Mother of civilization.
How Mitochondrial Eve connected all humanity and rewrote human evolution