The seven daughters of Eve

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Bantam, 2001 - Science - 306 pages
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User Review  - vguy - LibraryThing

The popularising science part is excellent, though already going out of date, I would guess. The fiction/speculation section is pretty thin and pointless. I'd rather read fiction; or intelligent speculation properly argued as in Mithen's Singing Neanderthals. Read full review

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

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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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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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