Did Tibetans inherit their high-altitude genes from a different species?

July 2, 2014 7:55 PM

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Did Tibetans inherit their high-altitude genes from a different species?

Tibetans and Sherpas adapted to high altitudes thanks to genes from an extinct human lineage known as the Denisovans, new research suggests.

Genetic mutations from an extinct human lineage help Tibetans and Sherpas live at high altitudes, researchers say.

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