Evolution of Lactose Tolerance in Africa

Sarah Tishkoff Most African populations have lactose intolerance, but as recently as 3 kya a few pastoral populations have gained the ability to digest milk, which provides evidence of yet another example of ongoing evolution in human population since the time of their origins. Sarah Tishkoff has been studying this phenomenon of recent lactose toleranceContinue reading “Evolution of Lactose Tolerance in Africa”