Reading for Wednesday

I’d like everyone in class to read this National Geographic article from 2008 before class on Wednesday. It ties together our discussion of migrations with contemporary genetic studies on population diversity.

Massive Genetic Study Supports ‘Out of Africa’ Theory

Map of chromosomal human data lines

A map shows human migration routes beginning about 100,000 years ago, based on mitochondrial (yellow) and Y-chromosome (blue) DNA evidence collected by the National Geographic Society's Genographic Project and other sources.

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