Anthropologists, notably, Cynthia Beall, Case Western University and the balanced Lorna Moore, of Wake Forest University, have therefore extensively documented their physiological traits, trying to understand how these the problems the problems of pregnant women generally in hypoxic environments. More recently, geneticists have tried to correlate these physical traits, ypes, with the genes that are responsible for them or genotypes.
Researchers have long wanted to add additional populations for comparison, and while the people of the Ethiopian Highlands met the criteria, there are more than 3,000 feet above sea level, economic, linguistic and geographic obstacles stood in the way of collecting the data. – That was a very demanding work, the logistics alone, more permits and the permission to do this trip has given us many years, said Tishkoff. Sampling from these remote populations was also very difficult, said Simon Thompson, who group group field team. Continue reading “Anthropologists.”