Dr. Darwin Will See You Now

Evolutionary medicine is a current cottage industry. In the Journal of Anthropological Sciences, neuroscientists Paola Palanza and Stefano Parmigiana recently told us that "an evolutionary perspective is necessary to understand vulnerability to diseases and behavioral disorders."1 And another recent article in Medical Science Educator informed us that "evolutionary medicine is a growing field focusing on the evolutionary...


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This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #38, fall 2016 Copyright © 2020 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo38/medical-evolution