Archive: 11/05/2009

Mexican genomes show wide diversity

(AP) -- The detailed new look yet at the genetics of Mexicans is showing significant diversity, a finding that could help point the way to customized drugs and identification of people prone to certain diseases.

dateMay 11, 2009 in Genetics
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Warriors do not always get the girl

Aggressive, vengeful behavior of individuals in some South American groups has been considered the means for men to obtain more wives and more children, but an international team of anthropologists working in Ecuador among ...

dateMay 11, 2009 in Social Sciences
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Islands top a global list of places to protect

Rare and unique ecological communities will be lost if oceanic islands aren't adequately considered in a global conservation plan, a new study has found. Although islands tend to harbor fewer species than continental lands ...

dateMay 11, 2009 in Ecology
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