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Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost Genomes by [Svante Pääbo]

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A preeminent geneticist hunts the Neanderthal genome to answer the biggest question of them all: what does it mean to be human?

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Svante Paabo is the founder of the field of ancient DNA. The director of the department of genetics at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Paabo has been featured in the New York Times, Newsweek, and The Economist, as well as on NPR, PBS, and BBC. In 2009 Time named him one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. Paabo lives in Leipzig, Germany.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 3535 KB
  • Print Length: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Basic Books; 1 edition (11 February 2014)
  • Sold by: Hachette Book Group (AU)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B06XKZQM43
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