Human evolution is grinding to a halt because of a shortage of older fathers in the West, according to a leading genetics expert.Damn...and here I was hoping my great- great- great- great- great- great- grandchildren would be able to fly and read minds.
Fathers over the age of 35 are more likely to pass on mutations, according to Professor Steve Jones of University College London.
Speaking Tuesday at a UCL lecture entitled "Human Evolution Is Over," Professor Jones will argue that there were three components to evolution — natural selection, mutation and random change.
Tuesday, October 07, 2008
This is as good as it gets
According to a British expert on genetics, humans are done evolving...this is as good as we get.