Published: March 2006
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In Learn More the National Geographic magazine team shares some of its best sources and other information to expand your knowledge of our featured subjects. Special thanks to the Research Division.

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Bowler, James M., and others. "New Ages for Human Occupation and Climatic Change at Lake Mungo, Australia." Nature (February 2003), 837-40.

Cann, Rebecca L., Mark Stoneking, and Allan C.Wilson. "Mitochondrial DNA and Human Evolution." Nature (January 1987), 31-36.

DeSalle, Rob, and Michael Yudell. Welcome to the Genome: A User's Guide to the Genetic Past, Present, and Future. Wiley-Liss, 2005.

Forster, Peter. "Ice Ages and the Mitochondrial DNA Chronology of Human Dispersals: A Review." The Royal Society (January 2004), 255-64.

Forster, Peter, and Shuichi Matsumura. "Did Early Humans Go North or South?" Science (May 2005), 965-66.

Jurmain, Robert, Lynn Kilgore, and Wenda Trevathan. Introduction to Physical Anthropology, tenth edition. Thomson Wadsworth, 2005.

Knight, Alec, and others. "African Y Chromosome and mtDNA Divergence Procides Insight into the History of Click Languages." Current Biology (18 March 2003), 464-73.

Macaulay, Vincent, and others. "Single, Rapid Coastal Settlement of Asia Revealed by Analysis of Complete Mitochondrial Genomes." Science (May 2005), 1034-36.

Oppenheimer, Stephen. The Real Eve: Modern Man's Journey Out of Africa. Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2003.

Thangaraj, Kumarasamy. "Reconstructing the Origin of Andaman Islanders." Science (13 May 2005), 996.

Watson, James D. DNA: The Secret of Life. Alfred A. Knopf, 2003.

Wells, Spencer. The Journey of Man: A Genetic Odyssey. Princeton University Press, 2002.

NGS Resources

Halpern, Monica. Moving North: African Americans and the Great Migration 1915-1930. National Geographic Books, 2006.

Webster, Donovan. "Footsteps of My Ancestors." National Geographic Traveler (October 2005), 66-80.

Morwood, Mike and Thomas Sutikna and Richard Roberts. "The People That Time Forgot." National Geographic (April 2005).

Fischman, Josh. "Family Ties: Dmanisi Find." National Geographic (April 2005).

Gore, Rick. "Who Were the Phoenicians?" National Geographic (October 2004), 26-49.

Gore, Rick. "Georgian Skull." National Geographic (August 2002).

Gore, Rick. "The Dawn of Humans: Who Were the First Americans?" National Geographic (December 2000), 40-67.

Gore, Rick. "The Dawn of Humans: People Like Us." National Geographic (July 2000), 90-117.

Keyser, Andre. "The Dawn of Humans: New Finds in South Africa." National Geographic (May 2000), 76-83.

Berger, Lee R. In the Footsteps of Eve: The Mystery of Human Origins. National Geographic Books, 2000.

Berger, Lee. "The Dawn of Humans: Redrawing Our Family Tree." National Geographic (August 1998), 90-9.

Gore, Rick. "The Most Ancient Americans." National Geographic (October 1997), 92-9.

Gore, Rick. "The Dawn of Humans: Tracking the First of Our Kind." National Geographic (September 1997), 92-9.

Gore, Rick. "The Dawn of Humans: The First Europeans." National Geographic (July 1997), 96-113.

Gore, Rick. "The Dawn of Humans: Expanding Worlds." National Geographic (May 1997), 84-109.

Gore, Rick. "The Dawn of Humans: The First Steps." National Geographic (February 1997), 72-99.

Johanson, Donald C. "The Dawn of Humans: Face-to-Face with Lucy's Family." National Geographic (March 1996), 96-117.

Gore, Rick. "The Dawn of Humans: Neanderthals." National Geographic (January 1996), 2-35.

Leakey, Meave. "The Dawn of Humans: The Farthest Horizon." National Geographic (September 1995), 38-51.

Weaver, Kenneth. "The Search for Our Ancestors: Stones, Bones, and Early Man." National Geographic (November 1985), 560-623.

Green, Michael. "Adventure in Indonesia." National Geographic World (January 1984), 3-9.

Morton, W. Brown. "Indonesia Rescues Ancient Borobudur." National Geographic (January 1983), 126-42.