Homo sapiens have been around for 250,000 years - surely long enough to have become fully evolved?
It was thought that the dramatic extension of life spans during the 20th century eliminated natural selection, but new evidence shows that to be false.
Will selection always be natural, or could postmodern also mean posthuman?
Professor Christopher Dye is based at the World Health Organization, where he evaluates epidemiological and economic trends for tuberculosis, malaria, and other infectious diseases, measures the impact of control programs, and presents the findings to governments, scientists, and the media.
Professor Dye holds a BA from the University of York and a DPhil from the University of Oxford and has taught at Cambridge University, Imperial College and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He was elected a fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2008.
His work in epidemiology is described in more than 200 scientific papers, and he is currently a member of the editorial board of science.