Genomic Views of Human History

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Science  15 Oct 1999:
Vol. 286, Issue 5439, pp. 451-453
DOI: 10.1126/science.286.5439.451

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New tools of genomic analysis shed light on historical puzzles. Migrations of ancient peoples, differences in migration patterns of males and females, historical demography of cultures with ancient roots, and patterns of human genetic diversity are increasingly the focus of integrated analysis by historians, anthropologists, and geneticists.

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