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.
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.

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Infographic: How to Catch Cheating Athletes
Infographic: How to Catch Cheating Athletes
Anna Azvolinsky | Sep 1, 2019
Anti-doping agencies are tracking levels of various molecules in athletes’ blood and urine over time to increase their ability to detect drug misuse.
Mutation Linked to Longer Life Span in Men
Mutation Linked to Longer Life Span in Men
Jef Akst | Jun 18, 2017
A deletion in a growth hormone receptor gene is tied to an average of 10 extra years of life among men, but not women, according to a study.