Modern Men Trace Ancestry to African Migrants

  title={Modern Men Trace Ancestry to African Migrants},
  author={Ann Gibbons},
  pages={1051 - 1052}
In work described on page 1151, geneticists found that characteristic DNA sequences called markers on the Y (male) chromosome in a huge sample of men in Asia and Oceania could be traced to forefathers who lived in Africa in the past 35,000 to 89,000 years. Two other groups studying Y chromosome markers have come to a similar conclusion. Together with a variety of studies showing that mitochondrial DNA is of recent African origins, anthropologists now have two strong lines of evidence in favor… 

Molecular Views of Human Origins

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Reconstructing Race in

How has growing knowledge about human genetics affected how American textbooks present race? This article analyzes 80 biology textbooks published from 1952 to 2002 to reveal that U.S. biology texts

Reconstructing Race in Science and Society: Biology Textbooks, 1952–20021

  • A. Morning
  • Education
    American Journal of Sociology
  • 2008
This article analyzes 80 biology textbooks published from 1952 to 2002 to reveal that U.S. biology texts have pursued the topic of race with renewed vigor in recent years, and have redefined race as genetic without furnishing empirical evidence for this framing.

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