How Environmental Genome Might Rewrite Human History

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Basic fact: Humans don’t fossilize well. We don’t find a lot of fossils of Homo sapiens or of other human species. (I am using “human” here to refer to the entirety of genus Homo, just as canine includes wolves and feline includes lions).

Darwin didn’t write much about human evolution not because he was avoiding it for religious reasons, but because he didn’t know. There…