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July 3, 2014
Tibetans were able to adapt to high altitudes thanks to a gene picked up when their ancestors mated with a species of human they helped push to extinction, according to a new report by Rasmus Nielsen and colleagues.
June 10, 2014
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May 23, 2014
John L. and Margaret B. Gompertz Professor Montgomery Slatkin has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), one of the highest honors given to a scientist or engineer in the United States.
January 10, 2014
CCB Director Rasmus Nielsen and Miller Postdoctoral Fellow Melissa Wilson Sayres compared the Y chromosome in 8 African and 8 European men and found that its puny size resulted from strong natural selection to remove harmful genes, not because it is losing its importance and likely to disappear.
- Extinct human cousin gave Tibetans advantage at high elevation
- Bioinformatics Consulting Service
- Slatkin elected to National Academy of Science
- Tom Alber has passed away
- Study dispels theories of Y chromosome’s demise
- Terry Speed wins 2013 Prime Minister’s Prize for Science
- Neanderthal genome shows evidence of early human interbreeding, inbreeding