Excerpts from the travels and the life on the field, in the lab and in the academy , of L.L. Cavalli-Sforza. Pictures and travelogues: the Pygmies and the African forests, the crossing of the Sahara, scientists and family, Cambridge and Stanford. The unquenchable curiosity of a researcher.
The scientific research of L.L. Cavalli-Sforza, unifying the study of genetics and of culture, as seen through the eyes of an anthropologist and of a geneticist (with an introduction by Cavalli-Sforza).
A researcher’s adventure. An auto-biography of Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza: how he discovered Genetics as a young medicine student, and how from the study of bacterial recombination he progressed to founding Human Population Genetics and to the parallel study of biological and cultural human evolution. A section of the book is dedicated to what science is and is not, and to the reasons for practising it.