culture - Homework By watching the video The journey of Man A genetic odyssey I learned a lot about genetics and evolution In the documentary the author

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Homework By watching the video “The journey of Man: A genetic odyssey”, I learned a lot about genetics and evolution. In the documentary, the author Spencer Wells tries to figure out how man could have traveled from Africa to different part of the world. He also attempts to find the genetic evidence of supporting such a journey. In the documentary, he looks for different markers and analyzes DNA in people from all over the world to form a picture of where our ancestors were at certain points in time so it can enable us to track their journey and the origins of man. In the documentary he states that secrets about our ancestors are hidden in our genetic code, Spencer Wells reveals how developments in science of population genetics have made it possible to create a family tree for the whole of humanity. He discusses that we not only know where our ancestors lived but who they fought, loved, and influenced. Wells tells us that we can

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