In the past 10,000 years, people have been evolving rather quickly, though this speed doesn't seem fast enough for everyone, says this US News and World Report article. Anthropologist John Hawks points out that some people can now digest lactose and others have some resistance to smallpox or malaria even though those genes used to be rare.

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