” Imagine you’re copying a very long document, and occasionally you’ll put an A where there should be a C. And that mistake has been translated down through the generations, and more mistakes have accumulated. So the longer the lineage has been in existence, the more mistakes the sequence is going to have. “


” What if I told you every single person in America – every single person on Earth – is African? With a small scrape of cells from the inside of anyone’s cheek, the science of genetics can even prove it. “


” If you go far enough back, your genome connects you with bacteria, butterflies, and barracuda – the great chain of being linked together through DNA. “


” It turns out that every person alive today can trace his or her ancestry back to Africa. Everyone’s DNA tells a story of a journey from an African homeland to wherever you live. “



All 4 Spencer Wells Quotes about You in picture


Imagine you
What if I told you every single person in America - every single person on Earth - is African? With a small scrape of cells from the inside of anyone
If you go far enough back, your genome connects you with bacteria, butterflies, and barracuda - the great chain of being linked together through DNA.
It turns out that every person alive today can trace his or her ancestry back to Africa. Everyone

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