Posts Tagged ‘Blood’

By Carlos -

ScienceDaily (2010-06-09) — Scientists have identified a gene that enables Tibetans to thrive at altitudes where others get sick. A previous study published May 13 in Science reported that Tibetans are genetically adapted to high altitude. Now, a second study by a different team pinpoints a particular site within the human genome — a genetic …

I’m seldom taken back by developments in science and technology these days; notwithstanding my passion for keeping abreast of the latest – but this development, in terms of its practical application and sheer genius stands to be considered one of the most significant developments in emergency medicine.

A team at the Boston Children’s Hospital have developed …