Latest Cynthia Beall Stories
A shared biological adaptation enables highlanders in both Tibet and Ethiopia to thrive in the low oxygen of high altitudes.
A new study pinpoints the genetic changes that enable Tibetans to thrive at altitudes where others get sick.
Word of the Day
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.