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Cold comfort: Fat-rich diets and adaptation among indigenous Siberian populations

Added: 12.09.2017 22:05 | 27 views | 0 comments

Source: guardianlv.com
Source: guardianlv.com

Recently, scientists have been exploring the genetic signatures of adaptation in several indigenous cold-adapted human populations. Now, a new study has identified new signals of adaptation across multiple genes and exploring a rich demographic history. By performing extensive analyses on DNA sequencing data for two North-Central Siberian populations, the Nganasan (nomadic hunters) and Yakut (herders), they have been able to infer the most comprehensive demographic and adaptive history.

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