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Are Humans Still Evolving?

Season 10 Episode 5 | 10m 41s

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We’re living longer. Dying less. Human life expectancy has doubled in just a couple centuries. Machines and meals and medicines keeping us alive long past the age where we can make babies. Does this mean our species is no longer under the influence of natural selection? Have humans stopped evolving?

Aired: 07/12/22 | Rating: NR

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