All posts tagged with altitude

Anthropology 105, lecture 5: Hemoglobin

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In this lecture, I do a bit of a departure by discussing a body part that is microscopic: the hemoglobin molecule that carries oxygen inside of our red blood...

More on Tibet, demography and selection

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My post about the Tibetan high altitude selection story last Friday summarized the research and included some criticism of the demographic model applied in t...

Bending spy planes

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An unexpected source of decompression sickness: the U-2 spy plane.