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A Genetic and Cultural Odyssey : The Life and Work of L. Luca Cavalli-Sforza
by Linda Stone and Paul F. Lurquin


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Drawing links between genetic and cultural development, Cavalli-Sforza developed groundbreaking techniques to trace the evolution of Homo sapiens and the origins of human differentiation, in addition to his earlier work in bacterial genetics.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Drawing links between genetic and cultural development, Cavalli-Sforza developed groundbreaking techniques to trace the evolution of Homo sapiens and the origins of human differentiation, in addition to his earlier work in bacterial genetics. He is also the founder of the Human Genome Diversity Project and continues to work as the principal investigator at Stanford University's Human Population Genetics Laboratory. Based on extensive research and interviews with Cavalli-Sforza and his colleagues, this biography examines the scientist's life and his immense and occasionally controversial contributions to genetics, anthropology, and linguistics.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780231133968
  • ISBN-10: 0231133960
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press
  • Publish Date: May 2005
  • Page Count: 248
  • Reading Level: Ages 22-UP


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Books > Biography & Autobiography > Scientists - General
Books > Science > Life Sciences - Genetics & Genomics
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