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Modern European Genes May Favor Vegetarianism

Jun 7, 2017

A Cornell study describes how shifts in diets in Europeans after the introduction of farming 10,000 years ago led to genetic adaptations that favored the dietary trends of the time.

Explosive genetic evidence for explosive human population growth

Oct 12, 2016

The review paper, "explosive genetic evidence for explosive human population growth", written by Computational Biology graduate student Feng Gao and his advisor Alon Keinan from BSCB, summarizes recent studies that utilized genetic information to prove and infer recent explosive growth in different human populations.