Scientists disagree about whether to continue the evolution of man, wrote Luigi Bignami the pages of La Repubblica. National Geographic Magazine wondered about the future of mankind from an evolutionary point of view: whether people will develop further, or the process has been completed? The publication offers readers four basic scenarios.
In accordance with the first, the evolution has been completed. Supporter of this hypothesis is Jan Tattersoll, an anthropologist at the Museum of Natural History in New York. Scientists say that in accordance with the theory of the evolution of genetic innovation can take place only among isolated populations. And as people spread across the planet rather broadly, it is unlikely that a specific genetic change would be common to all mankind.
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