Running Primate in the press

Dr. Jason Kamilar and I were quoted in a recent Science article, where we commented on new research on the evolution of human endurance.


http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/09/broken-gene-may-have-turned-our-ancestors-marathoners-and-helped-humans-conquer-world


the original research:

http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/285/1886/20181656?casa_token=HmEWYJpWxQMAAAAA%3AJUXsyKo4Rx4X5bcdIcRaf6-sR5V9FdaUPQv46wiSZ4JqNcROKqrsNKdGq-kavSyZmOveADeBUucpR1bZ

I'm Drew - a high school biology teacher and endurance athlete who decided to become a scientist. I am currently a PhD candidate in biological anthropology at the University of Massachusetts where I study human evolutionary physiology.

 

You can reach me at: 

abest@umass.edu

 

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