Over 800 new genome regions possibly relevant to human evolution identified

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 16:10 in Biology & Nature

Researchers have found genetic evidence of adaptations in 2,859 regions of the human genome, including some well-known examples such as those responsible for milk tolerance or high-altitude adaptation. The data is part of the PopHumanScan project, an exhaustive catalog of regions that show evidence of natural selection in the human genome.

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