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From: Janet Crawford <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] revised TMRCA calculations for the R-L21 results
Date: Sun, 31 May 2009 20:01:41 +0100
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On 5/31/09, Richard Stevens <> wrote:
> I wanted to add that if HT35 is the original or ancestral form of R1b1b2
> (M269), then its apparent trail out of SW or Western Asia into SE and E.
> Europe and Central Europe is an important part of the story.
> I realize all the different branches of R1b have gone their separate ways,
> but if we think of L21 (for the purposes of this discussions) as the space
> capsule, then its predecessors are kind of like expended booster stages. If
> we see where they fell, we might learn where the rocket was launched from
> and where L21 was when it parted company with the stage that preceded it. A
> crummy analogy, I know, but it's all I could think of.

Well, I did understand it, and it makes sense to me, if it can
hopefully be done.


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