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Landweber, Laura F., Peter J. Simon, and Thor A. Wagner. February 1998. Ribozyme engineering and early evolution. BioScience, vol. 48, p. 94. Selection is easy to observe at the molecular level.

Majerus, Michael E. N. 1998. Melanism: Evolution in Action. Oxford University Press. Famous experiments that demonstrated industrial melanism in England may have been seriously flawed, but directional selection does occur.

McKusick, Victor A. March 2000. Ellis-van Creveld syndrome and the Amish. Nature Genetics, vol. 24, p. 203. McKusick did some of the first genetic studies on the Amish. The work continues today.

Pier, Gerald B., et al. May 7, 1998. Salmonella typhi uses CFTR to enter intestinal epithelial cells. Nature, vol. 393, p. 79. The defective cell surface chloride channel that underlies cystic fibrosis may protect against certain diarrheal diseases.

Sachs, Oliver. 1998. The Island of the Colorblind. New York: Random House Vintage Books. The story of Pingelapese blindness.

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