20 December 2009

Northern Europeans are Uniquely Depigmented

Interesting article:
"White," of course, is a a social designation. The question really is, "Why are northern Europeans depigmented?" Here is a map of human skin tone. The natives of northern Europe are oddly light-skinned. They are paler than anyone else on earth.

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12 December 2009

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06 December 2009

Mapping the Human ‘Diseasome’

Researchers created a map linking different diseases, represented by circles, to the genes they have in common, represented by squares.