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Reich, David

Summary: "A groundbreaking book about how technological advances in genomics and the extraction of ancient DNA have profoundly changed our understanding of human prehistory while resolving many long-standing controversies. Massive technological innovations now allow scientists to extract and analyze ancient DNA as never before, and it has become clear--in part from David Reich's own contributions to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 572 REI

Bettinger, Blaine T

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "Discover the answers to your family history mysteries using the most-cutting edge tool available to genealogists. This plain-English guide, newly revised and expanded, is a one-stop resource on genetic genealogy for family historians. Inside, you'll learn what DNA tests are available, with up-to-date pros and cons of the major testing companies (including AncestryDNA) and advice on choosing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Family Tree Books 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 929.1072 BET

Summary: Genealogical investigations and DNA analysis help participants discover where they come from and who they are.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV AFR

Summary: Once a case goes to trial, evidence is put to its greatest test as it undergoes the scrutiny of cross-examination. In this program, Professors Leriche and Cassiman, genetics experts, examine the ability of lucomalakite green to obtain DNA samples from minute quantities of bodily fluids and discuss the RFLP and PCR tests used to analyze them. In addition, the value of serology-forerunner of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: This book explores the history, science, applications, and ethical issues of cloning. Profiles include pioneers in the field, including John Bertrand Gurdon, Ian Wilmut, Shinya Yamanaka, and James Thomson.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Britannica Educational Publishing in Association with Rosen Educational Services 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 571 CLO

Summary: Samuel L. Jackson, Condoleezza Rice and Brown University president, Ruth Simmons, have each climbed to the pinnacle of their profession, yet each started life as a second-class citizen in the Jim Crow south. DNA is used to investigate family mysteries: Where in Africa do they come from and who are the white men in their family trees?

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2012

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Summary: Many Americans descend from a variety of European ethnicities, with ancestral roots across every country in Europe. Actors Robert Downey, Jr. and Maggie Gyllenhaal are textbook examples of Americans with a rich medley of European immigrant stories in their family trees. Delve into their deep American roots in early colonial communities and meet their Eastern European Jewish ancestors, who share...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2012

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Summary: In this TEDTalk, Oxford mathematician Peter Donnelly reveals the common mistakes humans make in interpreting statistics - and the devastating impact these errors can have on the outcome of criminal trials. Donnelly is an expert in probability theory who applies statistical methods to genetic data. He's also an expert on DNA analysis, and an advocate for sensible statistical analysis in the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Renowned Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. weaves together genealogical detective work with cutting-edge DNA analysis to trace the ancestry of a diverse array of trailblazing public figures. The result is a captivating cross-section of history, illustrating that diversity is both America's strength and its constant.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV FIN