Deeper Than Deep

David Reich’s genetics lab unveils our prehistoric past

Lapham’s Quarterly
20 min readNov 8, 2018

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Photo: Kris Snibbe/Harvard University

By Ron Rosenbaum

“It’s like the discovery of the New World,” David Reich tells me. “Everything is new, nobody’s looked at it in this way before, so how can things not be interesting?”

The excitement surrounding David Reich’s ancient genetics lab at Harvard Medical School is almost palpable…

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