Monday, November 11, 2013

Better Review Article for Recent Human Adaptation

A review article recently published in Nature offers a good overview on the methods, cautions, and recent advancements in studying Recent Human Adaptations. The article touches on methods to account for false-positives in WGS and SNP frequency studies and calls for more attention to intergenic regions of the genome. It also highlights current adaptive genes and pathways, such as those relating to skin pigmentation, altitude, lactase persistence, and type II diabetes.

The original article can be found here:

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