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The Lactose Tolerance Mutation

The Lactose Tolerance Mutation

I've been meaning to write about lactose tolerance for a while now. Consistently I see this brought up as an example of a beneficial mutation. Superficially it would seem that it is the case. After all, people who are lactose intolerant miss out on some very tasty foods, that are also beneficial, or so we … Continue reading The Lactose Tolerance Mutation