‘Scientists Cite Fastest Case of Human Evolution’

“Tibetans live at altitudes of 13,000 feet, breathing air that has 40 percent less oxygen than is available at sea level, yet suffer very little mountain sickness. The reason, according to a team of biologists in China, is human evolution, in what may be the most recent and fastest instance detected so far.”

From http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/02/science/02tibet.html

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~ by miyagisan on July 4, 2010.

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