All present-day life arose from a single origin

From Science News:

Protein analysis rules out multiple sources

Web edition : 2:57 pm
A new study uses statistics to test whether life on Earth can be traced back to a common ancestor (example shown in a) or multiple primordial life forms (b). Dotted lines indicate gene swapping between species. M. Steel and D. Penny/Nature 2010

One isn’t such a lonely number. All life on Earth shares a single common ancestor, a new statistical analysis confirms.

Science continues its march forward, while the creationists/IDer’s will fall over themselves trying to explain this away.

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