How human bodies are evolving in modern societies

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Sociocultural transitions and medical advancements can disrupt evolutionary equilibriums underlying modern human anatomy, physiology and life history. Disentangling such complex biosocial evolutionary dynamics poses serious ethical questions but has strong potential for guiding public health policies.

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Mitteroecker, P. How human bodies are evolving in modern societies. Nat Ecol Evol 3, 324–326 (2019) doi:10.1038/s41559-018-0773-2

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