Humans are STILL evolving: Study finds natural selection favors larger 'hunky' men with a high BMI and younger mothers



Humans aren’t quite done evolving, a dramatic new study has found.
Researchers analyzing genetic and health data on hundreds of thousands of people, uncovered evidence to suggest natural selection has an ongoing, albeit small, effect on modern humans.
The new study appears to be favour larger, ‘hunkier’ men with a greater body mass index, and younger mothers.
TODAY'S EFFECTS OF NATURAL SELECTION In the new study, researchers analyzed data from the UK Biobank, looking at a number of factors among people aged 45 and older.
While the effects may be weak, the researchers say it does appear... read more

 
19 December 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 66
Source: Daily Mail
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