17. 1. 2021

A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived

The Human Story Retold Through Our Genes

by Adam Rutherford


He claims that traits acquired during life can be inherited by descendants which I doubt.

The blink mentioned the phenomenon observed after WWI in Netherlands (?).

Is there other proof to support this epigenetic theory?

Milk-digesting gene (LCT) was changed by one letter roughly 5–10 thousands years ago in the area of Slovakia, Hungary and Poland.