Soon after the appearance of Mitochondrial Eve around 150,000 years ago, an early expansion of modern humans populated much of Africa, around 100,000 years ago.
After sustaining multiple leg fractures, a smashed pelvis and a crushed chest, Ron's heart stopped beating in the Emergency Department, but the medical team brought him back to life.
In theatre, he receives massive blood transfusion and life-saving surgery.
Some early modern fossil locations dating from this period are indicated on the map.
The group of mt DNA sequences from this first expansion can still be found today, particularly in the Khoi San ('bushmen') of Southern Africa and the West pygmies of Central Africa.
Professor Zsolt Balogh The good thing that everything went very well, so we managed to control his bleeding from the chest and the pelvis.