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Uncovering Ancient Residual DNA

A look at how ancient events crafted modern human DNA and their potential impact on human health.


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Throughout evolution, viral infections, hidden hitchhikers, and pieces of ancient Neanderthal DNA crafted the human genome. As a result, the genome is a map of evolutionary progression. Scientists use this map to uncover the persistent effect of ancient events on the lives and health of modern-day humans.

Download this ebook from The Scientist’s Creative Services Team to learn how residual DNA and ancient events affect human lives today.