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Gene Variant Points to Starvation’s Evolutionary Legacy
Ancient and modern genomes reveal that a variant of the human growth hormone receptor likely helped our ancestors survive when food was scarce.
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Gene Variant Points to Starvation’s Evolutionary Legacy
Gene Variant Points to Starvation’s Evolutionary Legacy

Ancient and modern genomes reveal that a variant of the human growth hormone receptor likely helped our ancestors survive when food was scarce.

Ancient and modern genomes reveal that a variant of the human growth hormone receptor likely helped our ancestors survive when food was scarce.

ABOVE: ABOVE: © ISTOCK.COM, DENIS-ART
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