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f Pygmies are known for one trait, it is their short stature: Pygmy men stand just 4'11" on average.
Large numbers of people moved between Africa and Europe during recent and well-documented time periods such as the Roman Empire, the Arab conquest, and the slave trade, and genetic evidence of these migrations lives on in Europeans today.
A new study, using genetic analysis to look for clues about human migration over sixty thousand years ago, suggests that the first modern humans settled in Arabia on their way from the Horn of Africa to the rest of the world.
Researchers at Cornell University have developed new statistical methods based on the complete genome sequences of living humans to shed light on events at the dawn of human history.
NEW YORK, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nobel Peace Prize winner and human rights campaigner, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, is to attend to One Young World 2011. Despite announcing his international retirement from public life in October last year, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu will play a central role at the Opening Ceremony of One Young World 2011 Summit and Chair the Plenary Session on Interfaith Dialogue.
NAIROBI, Kenya, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On the 18th September, 2008 the words 'An African Voice Telling the African Story' rang true when A24 Media was launched as the first Pan-African online media agency for video, pictures and text.
More than just a tool for predicting health, modern genetics is upending long-held assumptions about who we are.
KINGSTON, R.I., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by the Institute for International Sport: Archbishop Desmond Tutu will give his last public speech in the United States on May 20 at the XL Center in Hartford, CT as part of the kick-off festivities for the 2011 World Youth Peace Summit.