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Busting myths of origin

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Science  19 May 2017:
Vol. 356, Issue 6339, pp. 678-681
DOI: 10.1126/science.356.6339.678

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  • RE: funny how none of these critical responses actually refute anything

    It's always a disappointment to see a negative response to a well-researched article that makes no effort to back up its attempt at a rebuttal with any scientific arguments. But I guess that's what people interested in keeping to their own pet myths and uninterested in science will never notice about the way they sound to people who *are* interested in science.
    Thank you Ann Gibbons for a very enlightening, science-based read. It's also uplifting to see someone show the courage to take a moral stand on important social issues like that of refugees. Please don't omit the so-called "preachy"ness in subsequent articles.

    Competing Interests: None declared.
  • RE: Terrible article, and boring..

    Preachy, condescending, disrespectful.

    A portion of readers may find this political projection on archaeology and archaeogenetics personally satisfying​, but this constant moralizing isn't good for scientific disciplines. Sounds like a great sermon from a pulpit,

    Competing Interests: None declared.