Our identifiable fingerprints are but a microcosm of a body and soul that is utterly unique, from its innards to its intuitions. Every human person is a singularity.

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October 31, 2019
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Population Genetics
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by Justin Taylor on October 28, 2019 at The Gospel Coalition A significant new study has just been published, showing that it is scientifically possible—contrary to what is often claimed—that human beings descend from a single human couple: Ola Hössjer and Ann Gauger, “A Single-Couple Human Origin Is Possible,” BIO-Complexity 2019 (1):1– 20. Here are the authors of the piece: Ola Hössjer is professor of mathematical statistics at Stockholm University, Sweden. He has done research in statistics and probability theory with applications in population genetics, epidemiology, and insurance mathematics. Hössjer is the author of 85 peer-reviewed papers, has supervised 13 PhD students, and in 2009 he received the Gustafsson prize in mathematics. Ann Gauger is a senior research scientist at Biologic Institute. Her Read More ›