Is aggression genetic?
The myth of human aggression holds that we are indeed evolved to be killers, or at least aggressors who use the threat of violence as a major ... variation in functional outcomes in different social contexts. In other words, this is an underlying genetic ...
Unusual genetic structure confers major disease resistance trait in soybean
"Now, we have given a concrete example of a useful trait, that is explainable due to the copy number variation of a string containing several active genes." University of Wisconsin-Madison. (2012, October 11). Unusual genetic structure confers major ...
Mexican genetics study reveals huge variation in ancestry
The genetic diversity of Mexican populations ... In terms of genetics, it's the difference between a neighborhood and a precise street address." The researchers focused on Mexico as one of the largest sources of pre-Columbian diversity, with a long history ...
Present genetic variation is a weak guide to past genetic variation
As I’ve been harping on and on for the past few years that the patterns of contemporary genetic variation are probably only weakly tied to past patterns of genetic variation (though Henry Harpending warned me about this as far back as 2004). A major ...
Cryptic simplicity in DNA is a major source of genetic variation
Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EH, UK * Present addresses: Max-Planck-Institut für Entwicklungsbiologie, Spemannstrasse 35/II, D-7400 Tübingen, FRG (D.T.); Plant Breeding Institute, Maris Lane, Cambridge CB2 2LQ, UK (M.T.).