Scientist to Watch Josh Snodgrass has traveled the world, from Siberia to South America, to study how the physiology of indigenous peoples shifts with changing lifestyles.
By Dan Cossins | August 1, 2013
University of Oregon anthropologist Josh Snodgrass takes a blood sample from a child in Ecuador in 2008
IMAGE COURTESY OF JOSH SNODGRASS
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