A world in a grain of sand: human history from genetic data
1 The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridgeshire CB10 1SA, UK
2 Institute of Genetics and Biophysics 'A. Buzzati-Traverso', National Research Council (CNR), Naples, Italy
3 The Leverhulme Centre for Human Evolutionary Studies, University of Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Street, Cambridge CB2 1QH, UK
Genome Biology 2011, 12:234 doi:10.1186/gb-2011-12-11-234Published: 21 November 2011
Genome-wide genotypes and sequences are enriching our understanding of the past 50,000 years of human history and providing insights into earlier periods largely inaccessible to mitochondrial DNA and Y-chromosomal studies.
To see a world in a grain of sand ...
William Blake, Auguries of Innocence