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Luigi Luca Cavalli Sforza

Luigi Luca Cavalli Sforza is an international authority on genetics. His studies of human evolution were seminal to piecing together mankind’s genealogy. Central to his studies is his combining genetic mechanisms with historical, cultural and linguistic factors. Cavalli Sforza has taught at Stanford University, and is a member of the Royal Society, the US National Academy of Sciences, the Académie Française, the Accademia dei Lincei. His publications include: Chi siamo (Mondadori, 1994), written with Francesco Cavalli Sforza; Geni, Popoli e Lingue (Adelphi, 1996); La Scienza della felicità (Mondadori, 1997); Storia e geografia dei geni umani (Adelphi, 2000), written with P. Menozzi, A. Piazza; L’evoluzione della cultura (Codice, 2004); Il caso e la necessità (Di Renzo E., 2007). Cavalla Sforza is also the scientific coordinator of the encyclopedia La Cultura Italiana (Utet, 2009), and edited its first volume, Terra e popoli.
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