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Are Humans Still Evolving?

Science  08 Jul 2005:
Vol. 309, Issue 5732, pp. 234-237
DOI: 10.1126/science.309.5732.234

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The goal of much of modern medicine and culture is to effectively stop evolution in humans. Is that happening? Researchers are tracking changes in our bodies and seeking signs of selection in the genome to find out.