It was a busy week at the state Capitol. We’ll recap all the week’s top stories.
Does Evolution Favor The Rich And Powerful?
What if survival of the fittest really was survival of the rich and powerful?
A new study by researchers at Arizona State University, the University of Cambridge and the Estonian Biocentre found a big drop in genetic diversity in the male lineage between 4,000 and 8,000 years ago; they did not find a similar drop among females.
Melissa Wilson Sayres is a Computational and Evolutionary Biologist at ASU, and a lead author of the study, which was published in an online issue of the journal “Genome Research.”