Recent news on Tibetans' high altitude adaptations - August, 2014
During the summer holidays, Evo in the News is revisiting past news items to bring you up to date on recent research and developments. In 2010, we first reported on the fascinating adaptations that allow Tibetan highlanders to thrive at extreme altitudes. Now new research shows that a key high-altitude gene version came to humans from an unexpected source—relatives of early humans who lived alongside the Neanderthals.
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