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Population genetics

A map of human wanderlust

Genetic studies of individuals from geographically diverse human populations provide insights into the dispersal of modern humans across the globe and how geography shaped genomic variation. See Articles p.201 & p.207 & Letter p.238

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Figure 1: A cave painting depicting human migration.

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Tucci, S., Akey, J. A map of human wanderlust. Nature 538, 179–180 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature19472

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