Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Mitochondiral Eve

Mitochondrial Eve  lived 200,000 years ago and all mitochodrial DNA in every person is directly decended from hers.  She is thought to have lived in East Africa.  From her, future generations spread across the world and their apperances and make up slowly transitioned to fit their environoments. 

What mitochondrial Eve is suspected to have looked like:

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