Monday, 15 August 2011

Peopling the World

You and me and the everyone else share a common great, great,great.....grandmother.

What is mitochondrial DNA and why the statement that we inherit our genes equally  from both our parents are not exactly true.

How does the human species came to populate the world? When did our ancestors migrate out of Africa? And why?

While searching for this, I came across a useful website belonging to the Bradshaw Foundation. It interesting and informative. It is titled the Journey of Mankind and has Stephen Oppenheimer as its main contributor.

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