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Ancestors in Our Genome: The New Science of Human Evolution - Eugene E. Harris

Ancestors in Our Genome: The New Science of Human Evolution

Ancestors in Our Genome: The New Science of Human Evolution

3,67 3 5 Autor: Eugene E. Harris Narrador: Chris Sorensen
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In Ancestors in Our Genome, molecular anthropologist Eugene E. Harris presents us with a complete and up-to-date account of the evolution of the human genome and our species. Written from the perspective of population genetics, and in simple terms, the book traces human origins back to their source among our earliest human ancestors, and explains many of the most intriguing questions that genome scientists are currently working to answer.

For example, what does the high level of discordance among the gene trees of humans and the African great apes tell us about our respective separations from our common ancestor? Was our separation from the apes fast or slow, and when and why did it occur? Where, when, and how did our modern species evolve? How do we search across genomes to find the genomic underpinnings of our large and complex brains and language abilities? How can we find the genomic bases for life at high altitudes, for lactose tolerance, resistance to disease, and for our different skin pigmentations? How and when did we interbreed with Neandertals and the recently discovered ancient Denisovans of Asia?

Harris draws upon extensive experience researching primate evolution in order to deliver a lively and thorough history of human evolution.
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Editorial: Tantor Audio
Publicado: 2020-04-28
Duración: 10H 2M
ISBN: 9781705205020
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