Jennifer Raff is a genetic anthropologist and an assistant professor at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas. and author of Origin: A Genetic History of the Americas.
Genetics Suggest Indigenous People Arrived In Americas Earlier Than Some Thought
A geneticist on the growing evidence for earlier arrivals of First Peoples to North and South America—and how to ethically collect that data.
How To Extract DNA From A 500 Year-Old Human Tooth
Genetic anthropologist Jennifer Raff walks through the delicate and precise art of obtaining DNA samples from centuries-old human remains.
How Do We Study Ancient Americans?
Anthropologists use genetic information and found artifacts to piece together how the first Americans populated the continent.