Tiny pieces of the genome can already explain many human characteristics. Erika Check Hayden looks at what they might reveal in the future.
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See http://tinyurl.com/3xw89t for an interview with Luca Cavalli-Sforza about his Italian Genome Project and geographic genetic diversity.
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Check Hayden, E. So similar, yet so different. Nature 449, 762–763 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1038/449762a