October 7, 2008

"BECAUSE I'M AS GOOD AS IT GETS":

Top Geneticist: Human Evolution Is Over (Times of London, 10/07/08)

Human evolution is grinding to a halt because of a shortage of older fathers in the West, according to a leading genetics expert.

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.

"Quite unexpectedly, we have dropped the human mutation rate because of a change in reproductive patterns," Professor Jones told The Times.


After all, no one would believe in Darwinism who didn't think he was its pinnacle.


Posted by Orrin Judd at October 7, 2008 2:23 PM
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