Svante Paabo, clip 3
Svante Paabo is the Director of the Department of Genetics at the Max Planck Institute of Evolutionary Anthropology. His group was the first to successfully isolate Neandertal mitochondrial DNA.
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What contributes to DNA degradation?
Mitochondrial DNA is frequently used in forensic anthropology. What is the age limit of DNA?
Comments on why is it relatively easy to reconstruct mitochondrial DNA.
Evolutionary geneticist Svante Paabo talks about the environments that will best preserve ancient DNA.
What molecular genetics tells us about the Neandertal relationship to modern humans.
How can one use mutations to track human evolution?
Evolutionary geneticist Svante Paabo speaks about the differences between chimp and humans and a genetic basis for language.
Evolutionary geneticist Svante Paabo talks about his team's pioneering work with ancient Neandertal mtDNA.
Evolutionary geneticist Svante Paabo speaks about differences between active human and chimp genes in different organs
Evolutionary geneticist Svante Paabo talks about the status of human smell receptors.