Where did I come from? What makes me unique? What makes us human? Sarah Tishkoff asks these questions every day as she studies the role of evolution in shaping human history and health.
Past to Present
Joe Thornton goes back 450 million years in time to piece together the evolution of hormones and their receptors. This archaic biology, he says, can help us better understand who we are today.
Read about, evolution, chimps, malaria, skin bacteria and more.
- Genetic Footprints
- Past to Present
- Just Found
- Interactive Games
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Watch a video about how natural selection is helping scientists understand drug-resistant malaria and develop vaccines to combat it.