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Natural selection has acted on hundreds of human genes over the last 3,000 years.

New research suggests that natural selection is an evolutionary process that guides which traits become more common in populations and has acted on us for the past 3,000 years to the present day.

And it seems to act in a surprising way on complex traits encoded by multiple genes, such as those associated with intelligence, psychosis, and even cancer.

Natural selection has acted on hundreds of human genes over the last 3,000 years.

https://www.livescience.com/natural-selection-human-genes Natural selection has acted on hundreds of human genes over the last 3,000 years.

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