Desert people evolve to drink water poisoned with deadly arsenic
A tough environment spurs changePuka Janluka/Alamy Stock PhotoBy Ian Graber-StiehlPEOPLE in a south American desert have evolved to detoxify potentially deadly arsenic that laces their water supply. For settlers in the Quebrada Camarones region of Chile’s Atacama desert some 7000 years ago, water posed more than a bit of a problem. They were living...
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