Chinese scientists hope new research into the Bailey’s snake, which lives in hot springs on the Tibetan plateau, can help them better understand altitude sickness in humans. Photo: Sichuan.scol.com.cn

Could this Tibetan snake provide the answer to altitude sickness?

Serpent that survives in hot springs on world’s highest plateau found to have same genetic mutation as local human population

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Chinese scientists hope new research into the Bailey’s snake, which lives in hot springs on the Tibetan plateau, can help them better understand altitude sickness in humans. Photo: Sichuan.scol.com.cn
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