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Center Co-Director, Cynthia Beall's research on Tibetan adaptation to high altitude hypoxia, was highlighted on the BBC TV science program Horizons "Are we still evolving?"

Cynthia M.Beall, Kijoung Song, Robert C. Elston, and Melvyn C. Goldstein
Higher offspring survival among Tibetan women with high oxygen saturation genotypes residing at 4,000 m (.pdf)
PNAS published September 7, 2004, 10.1073/pnas.0405949101 ( Anthropology-Social Sciences )
Cynthia M. Beall
Tibetan and Andean Patterns of Adaptation to High-Altitude Hypoxia (.pdf)
[Human Biology. 72(1): 201-228, 2000.]
Ventilation and Hypoxic Ventilatory Response of Tibetan and Aymara High Altitude Natives (.pdf)
[American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 104: 427-447, 1997.]
Oxygen Saturation Increases During Childhood (.pdf)
[High Altitude Medicine & Biology. 1(1): 25-32, 2000.]
Pulmonary Nitric Oxide in Mountain Dwellers (.pdf)
[Nature. 414: 411-412, 2001.]
Cynthia M. Beall, Melvyn C. Goldstein, & The Tibetan Academy of Social Sciences
Cynthia M. Beall, Laura A. Almasy, John Blangero, Sarah Williams-Blangero, Gary M. Brittenham, Kingman P. Strohl, Michael J. Decker, Enrique Vargas, Mercedes Villena, Rudy Soria, Ana Maria Alarcon, & Cristina Gonzales
Cynthia M. Beall, A. Gebremedhint, Gary M. Brittenham & M. Shamebot
Blood pressure variations among Ethiopianson the Simien Plateau (.pdf)
[Human Biology. 24(4): 333-342, 1997.]
Cynthia M. Beall, John Blangero, Sarah Williams-Blangero, & Melvyn C. Goldstein
Cynthia M. Beall, Jeye Henry, Carol Worthman, & Melvyn C. Goldstein
Basal Metabolic Rate and Dietary Seasonality Among Tibetan Nomads
[American Journal of Human Biology. 8: 361-370, 1996.]

Cynthia M. Beall, Kingman P. Strohl, John Blangero, Sarah Williams-Blangero, Michael J. Decker, Gary M. Brittenham, and Melvyn C. Goldstein

Hemoglobin Concentration of High-Altitude Tibetans and Bolivian Aymara (.pdf)
[American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 106: 385-400, 1998.]

Melvyn C. Goldstein

Tibetan Speaking Agro-Pastoralists of Limi: A Cultural Ecology Overview of High Altitude Adaptation in

the Northwest Himalaya (.pdf)
[Objets Et Mondes. 14(4): 259-286, 1974.]

Melvyn C. Goldstein, Paljor Tsarong, Cynthia M. Beall

High Altitude Hypoxia, Culture, and Human Fecundity/Fertility: A Comparative Study (.pdf)
[American Anthropologist, 85(1), 28-49, 1983.]