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Digging Deep

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Hour 2: What can we learn from the genomes of our closest evolutionary relatives? That’s the question that geneticist Svante Pääbo has worked decades to answer. We’ll talk about his research on Egyptian mummies and the sequencing of the Neanderthal genome in 2010, which he writes about in Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost Genomes (Basic Books).

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