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Modern-day life has helped turn most of the processes behind natural selection on its head, so what are the consequences asks James May.

Evolution is driven by reproduction, but is this still true for humans? As James May explains, we have been turning most of the process of natural selection on its head, but while some argue our comfort and safety has created a kind of evolutionary backwater, others argue that issues like our ability to digest the lactose in milk suggest we are still adapting to the world around us.

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