News tagged with evolutionary biology

New genetic method pinpoints geographic origin

(Medical Xpress) -- Understanding the genetic diversity within and between populations has important implications for studies of human disease and evolution. This includes identifying associations between genetic variants ...

May 24, 2012
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Molecule prevents fat combustion

ETH Zurich researchers have found a new role for a well-known signalling molecule, Hif1: the molecule suppresses the burning of fat, which may possibly promote obesity in humans.

Feb 14, 2012
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