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[Merged] A chimp-pig hybrid origin for humans?


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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 04 July 2013 - 01:16 PM

These days, getting a Ph.D. is probably the last thing you want to do if you are out to revolutionize the world. If, however, what you propose is an idea, rather than a technology, it can still be a valuable asset to have. Dr. Eugene McCarthy is a Ph.D. geneticist who has made a career out of studying hybridization in animals.

He argues that humans are probably the result of multiple generations of backcrossing to chimpanzees, which in nucleotide sequence data comparisons would effectively mask any contribution from pig.

http://phys.org/news...rid-humans.html

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Posted 04 July 2013 - 01:44 PM

Human beings being descended from "apes and swine"?  Where have we heard this before?

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Posted 08 July 2013 - 05:04 PM

no joke, this guy apparently got his scientific backup....

http://phys.org/news...umans.html#nwlt


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Posted 08 July 2013 - 05:34 PM

I guess now people will know where they get their piggish side from.


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Posted 08 July 2013 - 07:18 PM

View PostStill Waters, on 04 July 2013 - 01:16 PM, said:

These days, getting a Ph.D. is probably the last thing you want to do if you are out to revolutionize the world. If, however, what you propose is an idea, rather than a technology, it can still be a valuable asset to have. Dr. Eugene McCarthy is a Ph.D. geneticist who has made a career out of studying hybridization in animals.

He argues that humans are probably the result of multiple generations of backcrossing to chimpanzees, which in nucleotide sequence data comparisons would effectively mask any contribution from pig.

http://phys.org/news...rid-humans.html

...just when i thought i for once found something to post first!! ;)


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Posted 08 July 2013 - 10:37 PM

I knew it!!  That's why cannibals compare the taste of human flesh to pork!!    :wacko: Posted Image  urp...  they call it "long pork".

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Posted 10 July 2013 - 08:46 AM

View PostLava_Lady, on 08 July 2013 - 10:37 PM, said:

I knew it!!  That's why cannibals compare the taste of human flesh to pork!! :wacko: Posted Image  urp...  they call it "long pork".



naaaah, in my opinion, it tastes much more like chicken! :D


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Posted 10 July 2013 - 10:30 AM

So would the first one have been called a "Chig" or a "Pimp"...?


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Posted 10 July 2013 - 10:49 AM

View Postand then, on 04 July 2013 - 01:44 PM, said:

Human beings being descended from "apes and swine"?  Where have we heard this before?

LOL
Did you just discover another religious miracle?

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