National Geographic Explorer

Season 2 Episode 12

Search For Adam

Aired Monday 10:00 PM Jun 27, 2005 on National Geographic
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Search For Adam
In a search for the "scientific Adam", the Genographic Project was initiated. By taking 100,000 human DNA samples from males all over the world, the project hopes to reveal the identity of our super ancestor, the man whom everyone of us are descendant from. The documentary focuses on the work of Spencer Wells, a geneticist. The episode reveals some startling facts about Thomas Jefferson's ethnic roots.moreless

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