- Estimates YDNA TMRCA to 60 KYA, this is in conflict with Cruciani et. al (2011) :"A Revised Root for the Human Y Chromosomal Phylogenetic Tree: The Origin of Patrilineal Diversity in Africa", where the root of the MSY was estimated to 142 KYA, although Dr. Wells may be talking about CT-M168, it is not clear enough from the video.
- So far the project has sampled over 1000 different populations around the world, with about 75,000 samples collected from 'indigenous' people, and an additional 415,000 samples from the public who purchased kits.
- Climate appearing to be a 'key motivator' of migrations.
- Europe colonized from the south at the end of the ice age from two different directions/sources that acted as a 'Refugium' during the ice age, a Franco-Cantabrian refugium in the southwest of Europe and another refugium in the Southeast (around the Balkans).
- 'Middle Easterners' from the 'northern area of the Fertile crescent' literally replaced Mesolithic Europeans during the Neolithic revolution, he points to ancient DNA evidence for this.