human genetic history

Is Autoimmunity a Result of Genetic Adaptation to Pathogens?

November 30, 2011
Pinworms–small worms that infect the intestines–are the most common worm infection in the United States. Although all people are over 99.9% genetically identical, the small amount of diversity that does...
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Attention Human Genetic History Buffs

February 23, 2010
The journal Current Biology has a special review issue on the global genetic history of Homo sapiens.   The articles are written for a fairly technical audience, but if it’s...
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