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Genome Study Places Modern Humans in the Evolutionary Fast Lane
December 10, 2007
Countering a common theory that human evolution has slowed to a crawl or even stopped in modern humans, a new study examining data from an international genomics project, describes the past 40,000 years as a time of supercharged evolutionary change, driven by exponential population growth and cultural shifts.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
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