Fasolino and Goldman et al. generate high-resolution maps of linear and 3D genome
organization in thymocytes of NOD mice, a model of type 1 diabetes, and reveal that
diabetes risk-conferring loci coalesce enhancers and promoters of genes...
President Trump adds Africa’s biggest country, Nigeria, as well as Myanmar, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Sudan and Tanzania, to his restricted travel list.
Sarah TishkoffTrump has just banned immigration from four African countries including Nigeria,Tanzania, Sudan and Eritrea. This is beyond disturbing.
Trump Administration Adds Six More Countries to Travel Ban
(Inside Science) -- It's an appealing story because it's simple. Modern humans arose in a fertile wetland centered on what is now northern Botswana, then spread northeast and southwest in two migration waves between 130,000 and 110,000 years ago.
Sarah TishkoffGreat quote from author of Nature paper claiming modern human origins in the Okavango: "It's just too coincidental to be, you know, coincidence," she said.
Experts Skeptical of New Study Pinpointing Northern Botswana as the Birthplace of Humanity
Measurements of prehistoric human skeletal remains provide a record of changes in height and other anthropometric traits over time. Often, these changes are interpreted in terms of plastic developmental response to shifts in diet, climate, or other...
Sarah TishkoffCool paper from the @mathiesoniain lab on evolution of human height in Europe!
Genetic contributions to variation in human stature in prehistoric Europe