The seven daughters of Eve

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Bantam, 2001 - Science - 306 pages
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Review: The Seven Daughters of Eve: The Science That Reveals Our Genetic Ancestry

User Review  - Judith - Goodreads

The first part of the book was interesting, as he reiterated his experience learning to use mitochondrial DNA to trace ancestry. It dragged in the middle as he tried to fabricate the lives of these ... Read full review

Review: The Seven Daughters of Eve: The Science That Reveals Our Genetic Ancestry

User Review  - Jimmie - Goodreads

Absorbing story about DNA and how it led to the discovery of the DNA that passes unbroken through the maternal line back to the seven daughters of Eve. My DNA led to Tara that just over 9% of native ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue
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Icemans Relative Found in Dorset
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So What is DNA and What Does It Do?
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Copyright

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About the author (2001)

Bryan Sykes is professor of genetics at the Institute of Molecular Medicine at Oxford University & was the editor of "The Human Inheritance: Genes, Language, & Evolution".

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