Data Sources

Data Sources

Scientific Papers 

  • Beall, C. M. et al. "Natural selection on EPAS1 (HIF2Α) associated with low hemoglobin concentration in Tibetan highlanders." PNAS (June 22, 2010).
  • Simonson, T., et al. "Genetic evidence for high-altitude adaptation in Tibet." Science (July 2, 2010).
  • Yi, X., et al. "Sequencing of 50 human exomes reveals adaptation to high altitude." Science (July 2, 2010).

Images and Data

  •  Nepali porter (Bartosz Hadyniak/iStockphoto)
  •  Woman in Beijing subway station (PhotoTalk/iStockphoto)
  • EPAS1 sequence (Beall et al. 2010)