Inheritance & Variation of Traits, Inheritance 1: Behavior and Reproduction (MS), Inheritance 2: Role of DNA (HS), Inheritance 3: Mutations (HS), Inheritance 3: Mutations (MS), Inheritance 4: Population Genetics (HS), Life Science

Cholera Biodiversity in Humans

Vibrio Cholerae genomic diversity within and between patients SUMMARY: Researchers looked at 122 samples of cholera in 8 different cholera patients; five were from Bangladesh and three were from Haiti. They found that the cholera bacteria genomes were different in water versus the human gut; one particularly interesting mutation was that the bacteria stopped forming… Continue reading Cholera Biodiversity in Humans

Inheritance & Variation of Traits, Inheritance 1: Behavior and Reproduction (MS), Inheritance 4: Population Genetics (HS), Life Science

Hunters and Gatherers

Sex differences in search and gathering skills (NOT OPEN ACCESS) SUMMARY: Three experiments were conducted to test the theory that women are better at men when it came to finding things. This theory is based on the archeological evidence that shows women were gatherers and men were hunters. The experiments showed the opposite: men were… Continue reading Hunters and Gatherers