Evidence for evolution in response to natural selection in a contemporary human population.

Abstract

It is often claimed that modern humans have stopped evolving because cultural and technological advancements have annihilated natural selection. In contrast, recent studies show that selection can be strong in contemporary populations. However, detecting a response to selection is particularly challenging; previous evidence from wild animals has been… (More)
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1104210108

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