Evolution and Mountain Sickness – No writing assignment today

Evolution and high altitude populations. This is one of my favorite topics, because it illustrates several evolutionary concepts and gives clues to the role of adaptation to novel environments in humans…

Handout for Tuesday’s lecture:

High Altitude Cultures

Optional (and very brief) reading:

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/pf/92910801.html

There is no writing project due today – you get a break this week! Please spend the time reviewing the articles for Journal Club Presentations

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