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Latest Pleiotropy Stories. Genetic Variation Helped Humans Evolve, Adapt To Climate Changes. 2013-02-15 10:05:03. New light has been shed on a genetic ...
Old Genes Can Learn New Tricks - Science News - redOrbit
May 12, 2009 ... Moczek also says the PNAS paper may compel evolutionary biologists to revisit pleiotropy, the foundational concept of one gene influencing ...
Humans Adapted To Humid Climate Because Of Genes - Science <b>...</b>
Feb 15, 2013 ... The mutation's many effects, known as pleiotropy, complicate the question. If, for example, changes to sweat glands conferred advantages in ...
Aug 28, 2013 ... The research team found that pleiotropy and assortative mating were about equally responsible for the genetic connection between height and ...
Jan 26, 2010 ... Finch hypothesizes that the expression of ApoE4 in humans could be the result of the “antagonistic pleiotropy theory” of aging, in which genes ...
Dec 2, 2009 ... Finch hypothesizes that the expression of ApoE4 could be the result of the antagonistic pleiotropy theory of aging, in which genes selected to ...
Nov 24, 2009 ... ... correlations between ALB and cardiovascular risk factors have been reported the evidence of shared genetic effects (i.e. pleiotropy) between ...
Powers Of Genomic Science Boosted - Science News - redOrbit
Apr 26, 2013 ... “Improved detection of common variants associated with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder using pleiotropy-informed conditional False ...
Feb 27, 2005 ... Williams GC. Pleiotropy, natural selection, and the evolution of senescence. Evolution 1957;11:398-411. 4. Peccei JS. Menopause: adaptation ...
May 10, 2007 ... Thus, most population geneticists – remembering linkage, pleiotropy, epistasis, and developmental complexity – reject evolutionary psychology ...
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It is curious how there seems to be an instinctive disgust in Man for his nearest ancestors and relations. If only Darwin could conscientiously have traced man back to the Elephant or the Lion or the Antelope, how much ridicule and prejudice would have been spared to the doctrine of Evolution.

- Havelock Ellis (1859 - 1939), British psychologist.
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