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Health

Sweet selection!!!

Gene ExpressionBy Razib KhanJune 16, 2006 7:46 AM

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On the heels of the asinine review of Before the Dawn in Nature, I see Carl is linking to some recent papers that are coming out in regards to positive selection in our own storied lineage. I must say that the new one in Science is quite phat in its broad sweep. Pictures below the fold....

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Show me the money honey, you can sneer about incomplete evidence for selection on human lactase persistence, but saying it just ain't gonna make it so.

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