Tracing Human History Through Genetic Mutations


This world map depicts probable migration routes of different human lineages as suggested
by studies of the DNA in mitochondria and Y chromosomes.


Nicholas Wade. “The Human Family Tree: 10 Adams and 18 Eves”, NYT on the Web, May 2, 2000.

Credits: Dr Douglas C. Wallace, Marie T. Lott, Emory University; Dr Peter A. Underhill,
Stanford University; “Genes, Peoples, and Languages”, by Dr. Luca Cavalli-Sforza.


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