News tagged with genetic evolution

A new evolutionary history of primates

A robust new phylogenetic tree resolves many long-standing issues in primate taxonomy. The genomes of living primates harbor remarkable differences in diversity and provide an intriguing context for interpreting human evolution. ...

dateMar 17, 2011 in Evolution
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Scientists sequence genomes from Africa, Europe, Asia

Small genetic differences between individuals help explain why some people have a higher risk than others for developing illnesses such as diabetes or cancer. Today in the journal Nature, the 1000 Genomes Project, an international ...

dateOct 27, 2010 in Genetics
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The changing facebook of genetic

( -- Social factors such as what we eat and where we live influence how natural selection acts on human genes, according to a research that is bringing the worlds of genetics and human sciences closer together.

dateJan 19, 2010 in Genetics
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