Unique Origin Research Discovering Human Uniqueness

Ann Gauger

Couple linking index fingers
Close up of a couple linking index fingers. Man and woman in love linking index fingers against brown background

A First Couple? Here’s the Backstory

The publication of our new BIO-Complexity paper, “A Single-Couple Human Origin Is Possible,” announced here on Monday, is actually the culmination and continuation of the work of several people. I do not want to leave the impression that the work by my co-author Ola Hössjer and myself was done in isolation. Far from it! We began the modeling project in earnest in 2014 and published the first model in 2016, but in 2017 some very interesting events took place, described below. What follows is an updated version of a post I wrote on March 5, 2018. Read More ›