View Full Version : West Eurasian admixture in Khoe-San via East Africa

J Man
07-31-2013, 06:09 PM
I hope this has not been posted here anywhere yet. This looks to be a very interesting new study. Both Dienekes and Razib have posted a bit about it.



08-03-2013, 02:13 PM
The study reminds me of the Lemba tribe of southern Africa, which has substantial amounts of yDNA haplogroups J and T (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lemba_people#DNA_testing) as well as a tradition of Middle Eastern origins.

J Man
08-03-2013, 03:03 PM
^Yes it is starting to look like many native Africans have some degree of West Eurasian admixture in their genomes.

10-01-2015, 04:09 AM
Heh, I actually made a blog post about this and connected the findings in Pickrell's study to a linguistics paper my broski Agamemnon showed me a while back (even showed Pickrell himself the paper):

The Savanna Pastoral Neolithic: A Cushitic Culture that genetically influenced various Southern Africans (http://anthromadness.blogspot.ae/2015/07/the-savanna-pastoral-neolithic-cushitic.html)

10-10-2015, 02:35 AM
Just a note, since this has been bumped, that this subject has been touched on by a recent study: