Definition of evolution

Tom Schneider toms at fcs260c2.ncifcrf.gov
Sat Nov 2 19:53:58 EST 1991


In article <55093 at netnews.upenn.edu> taub at hmivax.humgen.upenn.edu writes:

>*The human population has come to an evolutionary standstill.*

Naw... we are probably still selecting for all kinds of things, such as the
ability to drive safely (or at least not crash) on the highway, and the
intellegence (or habit?) to wear seat belts!  An interesting one would be
selection for people who don't use contraception.  One can make up many other
examples.  Proving them would be a bit tricky...

  Tom Schneider
  National Cancer Institute
  Laboratory of Mathematical Biology
  Frederick, Maryland  21702-1201
  toms at ncifcrf.gov



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