We live in an age when science and technology touch nearly every aspect of our lives. Yet scientific findings on climate change, vaccines and evolution are increasingly under attack. Why people doubt science.
As the generations of your family gather for the holidays, are you wondering just how far back you can trace your family tree? Oxford professor Bryan Sykes talks about his genetic research, through which he can trace all people of European descent to a handful of pre-historic ancestors. His book is titled "The Seven Daughters of Eve" (WW Norton)
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