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"The scholarship on comparative genocide studies leans more toward tracing mass violence in the modern era, removing it from biblical and historic accounts of premodern empires and their violent campaigns to wipe out peoples. Despite the differences in periodic focus, however, the genocidal victim has been targeted because of their identity and thus shares the same characteristics of people who have been marginalized and excluded on the basis of religion, ethnicity, or race. ..." – By Ñusta Carranza Ko
"High-altitude environments provide informative natural laboratories with the unique stress of hypobaric hypoxia, which is less than usual oxygen in the ambient air arising from lower barometric pressure. Indigenous populations have adapted biologically to their extreme environment with acclimatization, developmental adaptation, and genetic adaptation. ..." – By Cynthia M. Beall and Kingman P. Strohl
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