A “provocative and misunderstood” scientific study published this year supports the Bible’s Adam and Eve story by demonstrating that all humans are descended from a common mother and father, a prominent science writer and public speaker claims.
Further to the Encode Human Genome Project which demolished the Junk DNA myth this study further supports the Biblical origins account.
Author Michael Guillen, president of Spectacular Science Productions, who has taught physics at Harvard and was a science editor for ABC News, commented on the scientific discovery from May regarding human ancestors in a Saturday op-ed for Fox News.
Summarising the discovery, announced by a team of U.S. and Swiss scientists, Guillen wrote that “all humans alive today are the offspring of a common father and mother — an Adam and Eve — who walked the planet 100,000 to 200,000 years ago, which by evolutionary standards is like yesterday.”
“Moreover, the same is true of nine out of every 10 animal species, meaning that nearly all of Earth’s creatures living today sprang into being recently from some seminal, creation -like event,” he added.
In his Fox News op-ed, Guillen suggested that there are two main ways in which Stoeckle and Thaler’s study lines up with the Bible.
“First, it affirms that we and our fellow creatures on Earth arose from a recent and profound Creation event, orchestrated by some unknown mechanism. And second, the DNA bar codes reveal that species are quantized,” he said.
“Instead of there being a continuum of animal varieties, as one might expect from millions of years of gradual evolution, creatures fall into very distinct, widely separated populations — what the Bible describes as ‘kinds,’ from the Hebrew word min.”
To find out the truth about speciation and how observational science confirms the Bible’s account of created kinds as per the biblical timeline please go to this AiG article, which provides an analysis of the mitochondrial DNA tests.