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This ad printed in the 1940s shows the beginning of the popularity of DDT.


The idea of human induced evolution is that evolutionary changes have accelerated due to human technology. Examples range from drugs, plant resistance to pesticides, changes in invasive species, and multiple economic situations. 

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DDT is one example of how insects can resolve resistance to the pesticides that humans have used to solve major problems. 

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Check out the link below that shows Harvey Fineberg discussing humans and evolution. 

http://www.ted.com/talks/harvey_fineberg_are_we_ready_for_neo_evolution.html

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