Origin: A Genetic History of the Americas

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Jennifer Raff’s first book has been published! You can find some Book Reviews below: New York Times Science You can find some of Dr. Raff’s recent interviews and podcasts here: NY Times Book Review Tides of History:The Genetic Origins of Indigenous Americans Peacock: The Mehdi Hasan Show genetics […]

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