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Posts From Jonathan Galka

Modern Hunter-Gatherers Reveal Strategies for Adaptive Energy Use

Modern Hunter-Gatherers Reveal Strategies for Adaptive Energy Use

The World Health Organization attributes obesity in developed countries to decreases in exercise and energy expenditure relative to our hunter-gatherer ancestors. Where they led active lifestyles, ours are mostly sedentary. In recent research, Yale professor Brian Wood examined total energy

Genetic Clues to Reappearance of Dengue Mosquito in Brazil

Genetic Clues to Reappearance of Dengue Mosquito in Brazil

Mosquitos are one of those pests often seen as a minor annoyance, easily dealt with a quick swat or some bug spray. However, in tropical countries like Brazil, the eradication of mosquitos that carry dangerous pathogens like dengue and yellow