Science With A Little Altitude

August 09, 2017
23andMe scientist collects data while trekking to Everest base camp to record in real time the impact of altitude on the human body. With enough data from people it may be possible to see why some of us do better than others at higher elevations.
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Breathless Over New Finding Using Ancient DNA

July 11, 2014
Tibetans can thank their ancient human cousins the Denisovans for their ability to adapt to the thin air of the Himalayas, according to new genetic research.
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Yakking about Yaks

August 15, 2012
You may not think very much about yaks, but Tibetans do.The domestic yak is crucial for their survival on the harsh Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. The yak provides meat, milk and, to...
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