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At altitudes of 4570m, Tibetans live in environments that would incapacitate most humans. New research has uncovered several genetic mutations that appear to be responsible for these high-altitude superpowers -- including a trait inherited from an extinct human species.

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At altitudes of 4570m, Tibetans live in environments that would incapacitate most humans. New research has uncovered several genetic mutations that appear to be responsible for these high-altitude superpowers -- including a trait inherited from an extinct human species.