[ExI] Fwd: mutations

William Flynn Wallace foozler83 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 5 23:02:42 UTC 2022

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From: William Flynn Wallace <foozler83 at gmail.com>
Date: Wed, Jan 5, 2022 at 12:13 PM
Subject: mutations
To: spike <spike at rainier66.com>

In the last 3 to 10 thousand years, adaptive mutations have independently
occurred in Africa, Europe, and Central Asia, in the LCT gene, which codes
for lactase.  Curiously, the mutations occur only in the people who are
herders of animals, and not in the foraging tribes nearby.

We are taught that mutations are random.  This seems anything but random.
It seems that the ability to digest milk genetically develops among the
people who need it and not otherwise.

What is going on here?  Epigenetics?  bill w
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