Curiosity Daily Podcast: How the Environment Affects Your Health (w/ Dr. Aruni Bhatnagar) and How Polynesians Mingled with Native Americans 800 Years Ago
Environmental cardiology researcher Dr. Aruni Bhatnagar explains why experts are looking at our environment to improve our health. Then, learn how Polynesians and Native Americans connected across more than 2,000 miles of ocean — all the way back in the 12th century.
August 18, 2020
Episode Show Notes:
Environmental cardiology resources from Dr. Aruni Bhatnagar:
- University of Louisville Christina Lee Brown Envirome Institute https://enviromeinstitute.com/
- Follow @UofLEnvirome on Twitter https://twitter.com/UofLEnvirome
- Pick up “Environmental Cardiology: Pollution and Heart Disease (Issues in Toxicology)” by Dr. Aruni Bhatnagar on Amazon https://amzn.to/31RgpN8
- HealthDay. (2020). California’s Wildfires May Have Fueled Cardiac Arrests. US News & World Report; U.S. News & World Report. https://www.usnews.com/news/health-news/articles/2020-04-15/californias-wildfires-may-have-fueled-cardiac-arrests
- Ambitious Louisville study seeks to understand impact of trees on our health. (2019, December 12). PBS NewsHour; PBS NewsHour. https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/ambitious-louisville-study-seeks-to-understand-impact-of-trees-on-our-health
- Wood, J. (2019, November 21). Re-greening: can Louisville plant its way out of a heat emergency? The Guardian; The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2019/nov/21/re-greening-can-louisville-plant-its-way-out-of-a-heat-emergency
- Aruni Bhatnagar on Google Scholar https://scholar.google.ca/citations?user=riRJqrYAAAAJ&hl=en
- University of Louisville faculty bio https://louisville.edu/medicine/departments/medicine/divisions/environmental-medicine/faculty/bhatnagar-aruni
DNA suggests that Polynesians interbred with distant Native Americans 800 years ago by Grant Currin
- Some Polynesians Carry DNA of Ancient Native Americans, New Study Finds. (2020, July 8). The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/08/science/polynesian-ancestry.html?smid=tw-share
- Asia. (2016, October 3). ‘Game-changing’ study suggests first Polynesians voyaged all the way from East Asia. Science | AAAS. https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/10/game-changing-study-suggests-first-polynesians-voyaged-all-way-east-asia
- Ioannidis, A. G., Blanco-Portillo, J., Sandoval, K., Hagelberg, E., Miquel-Poblete, J. F., Moreno-Mayar, J. V., Rodríguez-Rodríguez, J. E., Quinto-Cortés, C. D., Auckland, K., Parks, T., Robson, K., Hill, A. V. S., Avila-Arcos, M. C., Sockell, A., Homburger, J. R., Wojcik, G. L., Barnes, K. C., Herrera, L., Berríos, S., … Moreno-Estrada, A. (2020). Native American gene flow into Polynesia predating Easter Island settlement. Nature, 583(7817), 572–577. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-2487-2
- Wright, C. (2020, July 22). Re-framing and Refusing the Enduring Colonial Fascination with Polynesian Origins. Duke University Press News; Duke University Press News. https://dukeupress.wordpress.com/2020/07/22/re-framing-and-refusing-the-enduring-colonial-fascination-with-polynesian-origins/
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