Adventures in Very Recent Evolution – NYTimes.com

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Scientists from the Beijing Genomics Institute last month discovered another striking instance of human genetic change. Among Tibetans, they found, a set of genes evolved to cope with low oxygen levels as recently as 3,000 years ago. This, if confirmed, would be the most recent known instance of human evolution.

via Adventures in Very Recent Evolution – NYTimes.com.

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