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Deep Ancestry: Inside The Genographic Project

Deep Ancestry: Inside The Genographic Project by Spencer Wells 1426201184 9781426201189
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Travel backward through time from todays scattered billions to the handful of early humans who lived in Africa 60,000 years ago and are ancestors to us all. InDeep Ancestry, scientist and National Geographic explorer Spencer Wells shows how tiny genetic changes add up over time into a fascinating story. Using scores of real-life examples, helpful analogies, and detailed diagrams and illustrations, he explains exactly how each and every individuals DNA contributes another piece to the jigsaw puzzle of human history. The book takes readers inside the Genographic Projectthe landmark study now assembling the worlds largest collection of DNA samples and employing the latest in testing technology and computer analysis to examine hundreds of thousand of genetic profiles from all over the globeand invites us all to take part.

Author: Spencer Wells

Language: English

Edition: 5TH

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 256

Publisher: National Geographic

Publication Date: 2007-11-20

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