By Natural Philosopher Mike Prestwood
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Successful Out of Africa Migration

Successful Out of Africa Migration

When: 55,000 BCE
Note: 70,000 to 55,000 BCE
From Year 0 (BCE/CE): -55000
Post Date: 07/04/2021

Through minor DNA changes, we know which early humans have descendants alive today. This successful “out of Africa” migration, the Southern Dispersal, took place around 70,000 to 50,000 BCE. Our ancestors proceeded to colonize all the continents and larger islands, arriving in…

Dark Skin Diversification: Africa’s intense UV radiation continues to select for darker skin, which protects against UV-related damage and helps in managing folate levels. The mention of some populations developing even darker skin tones could be linked to local environmental adaptations within the continent.

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