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posts tagged with "acceleration"
Third molar agenesis: a puzzling case of recent human evolution
A meta-analysis gives a picture of the frequency that people don't develop third molars in many populations globally.
03 Dec 2016
My essay in The Scientist covers recent natural selection in humans
Looking beyond single-gene selection toward the new evidence of selection on continuous traits.
01 Aug 2016
Bill Nye looks at the future of human evolution
An excerpt from his new book on evolution and creationism.
03 Nov 2014
Selection and lactase persistence
A reader asks how milk drinking could have led to a selective advantage; I answer.
20 Sep 2014
My article in Scientific American
The magazine devotes an entire issue to the science of human evolution.
29 Aug 2014
Upcoming events: Wisconsin Science Festival
24 Sep 2013
My review of "Paleofantasy"
A new book by Marlene Zuk challenges some paleo advice mongers.
14 Mar 2013
Recent evolution of coding variants
Probing the pattern of noncoding rare variation in whole exome data.
05 Dec 2012
How I got into anthropology
30 May 2012
Human population history makes a difference
Human genetics has reached the point where population history is essential to further progress
10 May 2012
17 Feb 2011
Spatial dispersal, parallel adaptation, and the "Stooge effect"
14 Oct 2010
Recent selection, the new paradigm
19 Jul 2010
Using the Neandertal genome to uncover human evolutionary history
16 May 2010
Selection's genome-wide effect on population differentiation
28 Mar 2010
Genes and archaeology
23 Feb 2010
Humans still evolving...
25 Oct 2009
What does acceleration mean for evolutionary psychology?
15 Jul 2009
Spatial variation and near-fixed selected alleles
11 Jun 2009
Richard Lewontin: "[T]oo rapid for genetic adaptation"
26 May 2009
Arrested adaptation and "diseases of civilization"
10 May 2009
Overstating the obvious
24 Mar 2009
Did biologists really think that human evolution stopped?
07 Mar 2009
The 10,000 Year Explosion
19 Feb 2009
Biology and culture in recent selection
19 Feb 2009
Mailbag: Chance and recent selection
15 Feb 2009
Surfing and recent selection
10 Jan 2009
Recent evolution in Newsweek
08 Jan 2009
Human evolution stopping? Wrong, wrong, wrong.
10 Oct 2008
Hawks featured in Science News
28 Aug 2008
Hawks in U.S. News
27 Jul 2008
Tuberculosis is interesting, but a lot older than 10,000 years
14 Jul 2008
Why accelerated adaptive evolution is faster evolution
23 Dec 2007
Tracking back to acceleranistas
16 Dec 2007
Why human evolution accelerated
I describe the background of our 2007 work on accelerating human evolution.
12 Dec 2007
Things I didn't expect to happen today
12 Dec 2007
Acceleration rarely-asked questions
11 Dec 2007
Human evolution has accelerated
10 Dec 2007
That acceleration thing
30 Mar 2007
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