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DNA and the Starchild Skull: No Alien Hybrids Here

Frank Johnson of the Ancient Aliens Debunked (AAD) blog recently posted this lengthy essay concerning alleged DNA evidence that the Starchild Skull was that of a human-alien hybrid child: “A Bone to Pick with the Starchild Skull.” It’s well worth the read, and you should follow the links that relate to the testing itself. The post not only goes into the selective use (and discarding) of DNA evidence, but also its misinterpretation. The post features comments (which have been public for some time) by Dr. Robert Carter. Carter’s PhD is in marine biology, but he’s knowledgeable about the interpretation...

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The Starchild Skull and Its DNA Testing: No Proof of an Alien Hybrid

Frank Johnson of the Ancient Aliens Debunked (AAD) blog recently posted this lengthy essay concerning alleged DNA evidence that the Starchild Skull was that of a human0alien hybrid child: “A Bone to Pick with the Starchild Skull.” It’s well worth the read, and you should follow the links that relate to the testing itself. The post not only goes into the selective use (and discarding) of DNA evidence, but also its misinterpretation. The post features comments (which have been public for some time) by Dr. Robert Carter. Carter’s PhD is in marine biology, but he’s knowledgeable about the interpretation...

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Dr. Gary Nolan on the Atacama Specimen and the Starchild Skull

Jack Brewer has posted a recent email exchange with Dr. Gary Nolan, the Stanford scientist who conducted the DNA work on the alleged “Atacama alien.” It’s readable and interesting, and so I recommend it to my readers. Some key statements by Dr. Nolan: The specimen has interesting mutations, but all mainstream genetics. As to the utility of DNA I am ambivalent. It’s so easy to contaminate DNA or misinterpret the results. Dr. Nolan has also examined the “Starchild” skull. Jack Brewer included that topic as part of his interview. Again, interesting comments from Dr. Nolan: I reached out to...

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A Note on Lloyd Pye’s Starchild DNA Report

Hat tip to Larry H. for directing my attention to an important comment on the late Lloyd Pye’s Starchild website. At the end of the report about the DNA testing of the Starchild skull, Gary Nolan of Stanford University (the person who did the 3-D imaging at Stanford) very plainly (but politely) disputes the conclusions offered by Pye of the analysis. His disputation echoes that of Dr. Robert Carter, whose dismissal of Pye’s claims I had blogged about earlier. You can read the report and Dr. Nolan’s comment here. In case either the report of Dr. Nolan’s comment is...

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Bait and Switch Archaeo-Porn Media Gets Page Views with “Alien Skulls” Discovery

Must be a desperate time for TV news media . . . or the same old same old. We’re treated today to reports of “alien like” skulls found in a Mexico archaeological dig. You can click on the link to discover that it’s just more elongated skulls — of the type known from this part of the globe and places like Peru — that results from head wrapping. (Contrary to ancient alien silliness, there is no genetic or other bio-medical evidence these skulls are anything but human — but such data aren’t going to matter to that crowd). I...

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