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How hard are we pushing the land?

We may be becoming an ever more technologically advanced society, but we remain as dependent as ever -- if not more and more so -- on the natural world that surrounds us.

Dec 15, 2010
4.1 / 5 (15) 8 | with audio podcast

City living helped humans evolve immunity to TB

New research has found that a genetic variant which reduces the chance of contracting diseases such as tuberculosis and leprosy is more prevalent in populations with long histories of urban living.

Sep 23, 2010
3 / 5 (1) 0 | with audio podcast