L. L. Cavalli-Sforza, 1922-2018

I assume many readers of this weblog have had the same experience as me, curling up with the unabridged The History and Geography of Human Genes. Twenty years ago there was really nothing much beyond this for those interested in the intersection between genes and history. Today things are much changed.

Obviously, much of this is due to the efforts of Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza. Unfortunately, his passing is no great surprise. Over ten years ago he was already ill when he graciously answered some questions from me through email.

Below are the answers to the 10 questions I posed him 12 years ago.

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