Spencer Wells

The Human Journey

National Geographic's Spencer Wells on The Human Journey

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National Geographic's Spencer Wells on The Human Journey Nat Geo Explorer-in-Residence Spencer Wells maps the history of human migration by analyzing the DNA of hundreds of thousands of people around the world.

The Human Family Tree

The Genographic Project | National Geographic

#Footage #People #NatGeo The Human Journey Spencer Wells

Where do you really come from? Where do you really come from? And how did you get to where you live today? DNA studies suggest that all humans today descend from a group of African ancestors who about 60,000 years ago began a remarkable journey.

The Genographic Project is a mutli-year research initiative of the National Geographic Society. Genographic was launched in 2005 by geneticist Dr. Spencer Wells, and it is currently led by anthropologist Dr. Miguel Vilar. Vilar and a team of renowned scientists are using cutting-edge genetic and computational technologies to analyze historical patterns in DNA from participants around the world to