September 28, 2010

Study Shows How Disease Has Shaped Human Genetics

"People from traditionally urban areas could be genetically better suited to fighting infection,” BBC News reported.
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The news is based on a study that looked at how resistance to infectious disease may be linked to urban living in our ancestors. The study's authors described the process as “evolution in action” and the findings could help explain differences in disease resistance seen around the world"

Study shows how disease has shaped human genetics - Health News - NHS Choices>>

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