Advertisement

Topics

Humans still evolving, large-scale study of genetic data shows

10:55 EDT 5 Sep 2017 | Science Daily

In a study analyzing the genomes of 210,000 people in the United States and Britain, researchers have found that the genetic variants linked to Alzheimer's disease and heavy smoking are less frequent in people with longer lifespans, suggesting that natural selection is weeding out these unfavorable variants in both populations.

Original Article: Humans still evolving, large-scale study of genetic data shows

NEXT ARTICLE

More From BioPortfolio on "Humans still evolving, large-scale study of genetic data shows"

Quick Search
Advertisement
 

Relevant Topic

Neurology - Central Nervous System (CNS)
Alzheimer's Disease Anesthesia Anxiety Disorders Autism Bipolar Disorders Dementia Epilepsy Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Neurology Pain Parkinson's Disease Sleep Disorders Neurology is the branch of me...