Richard Myers

Feb. 22, 2008

Mapping Human Genetic Diversity

We'll talk about a new study that looks at genetic variation across different populations and uses that information to trace the migration of the first modern humans--lending support to the theory that the first humans moved out of Africa across the globe

genetics, human evolution, migration, genome, diversity

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