Former Bush Secretary of State, George Schultz recently offered that government officers must ask themselves the question, “What can I do to make the world better” and admitted to harboring some doubts that his Party’s current standard bearer has ever thought of that, but is rather occupied solely with himself and his own betterment. 1,805 more words
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Billions of years ago, one cell—the ancestral cell of modern eukaryotes—engulfed another, a microbe that gave rise to today’s mitochondria. Over evolutionary history, the relationship between our cells and these squatters has become a close one; mitochondria provide us with energy and enjoy protection from the outside environment in return. 1,019 more words
Technique tested on Britons’ genomes provides first look at human genetic adaptation over the past 2,000 years.
People of British origin are better able to digest milk than their ancestors were just two millennia ago. 616 more words