A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Human Story Retold Through Our Genes

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A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Human Story Retold Through Our Genes

Автор: Adam Rutherford

Читает Adam Rutherford

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Ever ordered a DNA test? Surely you’ve at least contemplated ordering one? If so, you should read this book. Go beyond personal ancestry by understanding the limitations and ever-growing applications of genetics with this jargon-free deep dive into the history of humanity.

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In our unique genomes, every one of us carries the story of our species — births, deaths, disease, war, famine, migration, and a lot of sex.

But those stories have always been locked away — until now.

Who are our ancestors? Where did they come from? Geneticists have suddenly become historians, and the hard evidence in our DNA has completely upended what we thought we knew about ourselves. Acclaimed science writer Adam Rutherford explains exactly how genomics is completely rewriting the human story — from 100,000 years ago to the present.

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