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Spencer Wells:
A family tree for humanity

TEDGlobal 2007 · 20:53 · Filmed Jun 2007
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All humans share some common bits of DNA, passed down to us from our African ancestors. Geneticist Spencer Wells talks about how his Genographic Project will use this shared DNA to figure out how we are — in all our diversity — truly connected.

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Genographer
Spencer Wells studies human diversity — the process by which humanity, which springs from a single common source, has become so astonishingly diverse and widespread. Full bio

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