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Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

Aboriginals First to Populate the World Outside Africa

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Caption: Watch interview with Professor Eske Willerslev who headed an international study that has pieced together the human genome from an Aboriginal Australian. The results, now to be published in the international journal Science, reinterpret the prehistory of our species.

Credit: Voice: Sheena Lauersen. Illustration: Science/AAAS, Sofia Olsen. Stills: Mikal Schlosser, Timothy P. Topper. Camera: Kristoffer Aabo, Henrik Prætorius. Production: Henrik Prætorius.

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