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From: Wilcox Lisa <>
Subject: [DNA] Sexy ancestors
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 19:24:56 -0700
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Blame the Rich
They made us who we are, some researchers now say
By Richard Conniff, Smithsonian magazine, December 2007

"[B]efore we crank up our moral dudgeon, we should know that the rich
in question are almost certainly family. Like it or not, we are
probably descended from them, according to Michigan anthropologist
Laura Betzig... High status has almost always translated into
reproductive success, not just in the animal world, but for humans,


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