Wednesday, 11 April 2018

Ancient DNA

Recent advances in ancient DNA analysis are exciting. Why?  An item from the BBC this morning explains.

How ancient DNA is transforming our view of the past

A second BBC item is specifically British.

Iron Age study targets British DNA mystery

These both highlight the work of David Reich and his lab at Harvard Medical School. I'm hoping to read his book Who we are and how we got here  and have suggested it as an acquisition for the Ottawa Public Library.

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