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Explosive genetic evidence for explosive human population growth

Oct 12, 2016
The review paper, "explosive genetic evidence for explosive human population growth", written by Computational Biology graduate student Feng Gao and his advisor Alon Keinan from BSCB, summarizes recent studies that utilized genetic information to prove and infer recent explosive growth in different human populations. Read more

Human DNA influences gut bacteria

May 11, 2016
A Cornell-led study published May 11 in the journal Cell Host Microbe provides the strongest evidence yet that human DNA influences the type and number of bacteria that reside in each person’s gut. Read more

Eating green could be in your genes

Mar 29, 2016
Cornell researchers describe a genetic variation that has evolved in populations that have historically eaten vegetarian diets, such as in India, Africa and parts of East Asia. Read more