Unformatted text preview: the human population is still adjusting to drinking milk (begun about 5000-1000 years ago) so the entire population has not genetically changed to produce the lactose enzyme. Also, human susceptibility to infectious disease is also influenced by genetics, and therefore, by evolution. People with genes more likely to catch deadly diseases will probably not have the opportunity to pass that gene on, removing it from the allele pool....
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- Fall '07
- Evolution, 1000 years, Evolution post lab