The Seven Daughters of Eve: The Science That Reveals Our Genetic Ancestry
W. W. Norton & Company, 17.05.2002 - 306 Seiten
The national bestseller that reveals how we are descended from seven prehistoric women.
In 1994 Bryan Sykes was called in as an expert to examine the frozen remains of a man trapped in glacial ice in northern Italy for over 5000 years—the Ice Man. Sykes succeeded in extracting DNA from the Ice Man, but even more important, writes Science News, was his "ability to directly link that DNA to Europeans living today." In this groundbreaking book, Sykes reveals how the identification of a particular strand of DNA that passes unbroken through the maternal line allows scientists to trace our genetic makeup all the way back to prehistoric times—to seven primeval women, the "seven daughters of Eve."
Was andere dazu sagen - Rezension schreiben
Book is a real ego trip on part of the author. It is too full of worthless informatiion on the authors life story rather than pertinent genetic info. Pass on it! Vollständige Rezension lesen
Icemans Relative Found in Dorset
So What is DNA and What Does It Do?
From Blood Groups to Genes
The Special Messenger
The Tsar and I
The Puzzle of the Pacific
The Greatest Voyages
The First Europeans
The Seven Daughters