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    • The Seven Daughters of Eve

    • The Science That Reveals Our Genetic Ancestry
    • By: Bryan Sykes
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1994 Professor Bryan Sykes, a leading world authority on DNA and human evolution, was called in to examine the frozen remains of a man trapped in glacial ice in northern Italy. News of both the Ice Man's discovery and his age, which was put at over 5,000 years, fascinated scientists and newspapers throughout the world. But what made Sykes's story particularly revelatory was his successful identification of a genetic descendant of the Ice Man, a woman living in Great Britain today. How was Sykes able to locate a living relative?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent explanation of how the maternal DNA work

    • By Tracey on 03-20-18

    Regular price: $30.09

    • Saxons, Vikings, and Celts

    • The Genetic Roots of Britain and Ireland
    • By: Bryan Sykes
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    WASPs finally get their due in this stimulating history by one of the world's leading geneticists. Saxons, Vikings, and Celts is the most illuminating book yet to be written about the genetic history of Britain and Ireland. Through a systematic, ten-year DNA survey of more than 10,000 volunteers, Bryan Sykes has traced the true genetic makeup of British Islanders and their descendants.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Makes history and myth come alive

    • By Gary on 04-02-13

    Regular price: $20.72

    • Adam's Curse

    • A Future Without Men
    • By: Bryan Sykes
    • Narrated by: Christopher Kay
    • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In his astonishing New York Times best seller, The Seven Daughters of Eve, Oxford University geneticist Bryan Sykes showed that nearly all Europeans are descended from seven women. Now Sykes tackles what may be the most provocative question geneticists have ever considered: Are we facing a future where men become extinct? Bold, controversial, and endlessly fascinating, Adam’s Curse is certain to spark discussion and provoke debate.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Quietly Explosive

    • By Jacquelyn on 08-15-12

    Regular price: $41.99

    • DNA USA

    • A Genetic Portrait of America
    • By: Bryan Sykes
    • Narrated by: John Curless
    • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Having worked on numerous high-profile genetic investigations, including one focused on the famed Iceman of the Italian Alps, Bryan Sykes has become a premier authority on human genetics. In DNA USA, Sykes examines the unique fabric of the population of the United States - one of the world’s most genetically variegated countries. His fascinating discoveries offer new insights into the biological profile of the great melting pot.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Gotta love DNA

    • By Aryn on 08-20-12
    • A Genetic Portrait of America
    • By: Bryan Sykes
    • Narrated by: John Curless
    • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
    • Release date: 05-14-12
    • 4 out of 5 stars 44 ratings

    Regular price: $27.99

    • DNA USA

    • By: Bryan Sykes
    • Narrated by: John Curless
    • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this fascinating exploration, geneticist Bryan Sykes turns his sights on the United States, one of the most genetically variegated countries in the world. From the blue-blooded pockets of old-WASP New England to the vast tribal lands of the Navajo, Bryan Sykes takes us on a historical genetic tour, interviewing genealogists, geneticists, anthropologists, and everyday Americans with compelling ancestral stories.

    Regular price: $22.93