However the underlying premise remains that same — we want our music to be portable so we can listen to it wherever we are. Google has officially launched Google Play Music in South Africa which places access to over 35 million songs right from your mobile phone.
Eske Willerslev left meets Aboriginal elders during the genetic sampling project he led. Some researchers have posited that the ancestors of the Aborigines were the first modern humans to surge out of Africa, spreading swiftly eastward along the coasts of southern Asia thousands of years before a second wave of migrants populated Eurasia.
Not so, according to a trio of genomic studies, the first to analyze many full genomes from Australia and New Guinea. They conclude that, like most other living Eurasians, Aborigines descend from a single group of modern humans who swept out of Africa 50, to 60, years ago and then spread in different directions.
One study argues that an earlier wave of modern humans contributed traces to the genomes of living people from Papua New Guinea.
Aubrey Linch, an Aboriginal elder, agreed to participate in a project to study his people's roots. Preben Hjort, Mayday Film A decade ago, some researchers proposed the controversial idea that an early wave of modern humans left Africa more than 60, years ago via a so-called coastal or southern route.
These people would have launched their migration from Ethiopia, crossing the Red Sea at its narrowest point to the Arabian Peninsula, then rapidly pushing east along the south Asian coastline all the way to Australia.
But analysis of whole genomes— the gold standard for population studies— was scanty for many key parts of the world. Three large groups of geneticists independently set out to fill the gaps, adding hundreds of fully sequenced genomes from Africa, Australia, and Papua New Guinea to existing databases.
By comparing Aboriginal genomes to other groups, they conclude that Aborigines diverged from Eurasians between 50, and 70, years ago, after the whole group had already split from Africans.
That means Aborigines and all other non-African people descend from the same out-of-Africa sweep, and that Australia was initially settled only once, rather than twice as some earlier evidence had suggested. Patterns in the Aboriginal DNA also point to a genetic bottleneck about 50, years ago: The majority of Aboriginal people here in Australia believe that we have been here in this land for many thousands of years.
Their paper proposes that Homo sapiens left Africa in at least two waves. They find that a wetter climate and lower sea levels could have enticed humans to cross from Africa into the Arabian Peninsula and the Middle East during four periods, roughly around , 80, 55, and 37, years ago.
But those lineages mostly died out. The major migration, with more people and reaching all the way to Australia, came later. As such, they reaffirm its unique place in the human story. That echoes the views of Aborigines themselves.14 articles on “Conflicts in Africa” and 1 related issue: Conflicts in Africa—Introduction.
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