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As People Live Longer and Reproduce Less, Natural Selection Keeps Up, Current Biology Reveals


4/26/2013 7:40:44 AM

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In many places around the world, people are living longer and are having fewer children. But that's not all. A study of people living in rural Gambia, published in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on April 25, shows that this modern-day "demographic transition" may lead women to be taller and slimmer, too.

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