Posted by: grokscience | April 22, 2009

Accelerating Evolution

5152fxi3etl_sl500_The effects of evolutionary pressures on recent human development have often been overlooked. Yet, within the past ten thousand years, modern humans may have been evolving under enormous selective pressures. On this program, Prof. Gregory Cochran discussed how civilization accelerated human evolution.

Hope the brakes work… 😉



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