mummy
Scratchy Scalps Help Glue Together Pieces of an Ancient Past
Scientists find human DNA preserved in lice cement from the heads of South American mummies.
Scratchy Scalps Help Glue Together Pieces of an Ancient Past
Scratchy Scalps Help Glue Together Pieces of an Ancient Past

Scientists find human DNA preserved in lice cement from the heads of South American mummies.

Scientists find human DNA preserved in lice cement from the heads of South American mummies.

andes
Researchers Head to the Hills to Study Pregnancy
Amanda Heidt | Aug 1, 2021
High altitude is a natural laboratory for investigating pregnancy complications, such as preeclampsia and gestational hypertension, that restrict a fetus’s oxygen supply.
a photo of Cusco, Peru, showing empty streets
Border Closing Strands Professors, Students in Peru
Shawna Williams | Mar 20, 2020
Under lockdown in a hotel, members of a plant ecology course continue to work and study as they seek a way to return home.
Ancient Andeans Had Novel Genetic Advantages to Adapt to Altitude
Ashley Yeager | Oct 19, 2018
Unlike other populations living at high altitude, Andeans didn’t rely on hypoxia-related genes.
The Genetic Strategies of Dealing with High Altitude
Abby Olena | Nov 2, 2017
Andean highlander genomes possess cardiovascular-related variants, while populations from other regions evolved different solutions to manage the lack of oxygen.