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Tracing genetic genealogy on a global scale | PRI.ORG

November 25th, 2009

 

Where did we come from? Evolutionary biologist Spencer Wells is pretty close to the answer. He’s the National Geographic "Explorer-in-Residence" and heads an initiative called the Genographic Project. By collecting DNA samples from people around the world, he’s tracing the paths of human migration, and he’s uncovered some startling facts about homo sapi.

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