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  1. Scientists have argued for many years that skin cancer was an evolutionary driver that enforced the predominance of dark-skin individuals in areas with high levels of sun exposure. Dark skin does reduce the chance of getting skin cancer, but studies have shown that skin cancer often occurs after individuals are 45 years old.
    1. Given the information provided above, could skin cancer explain the high selective pressure for dark skin in areas with high doses of sun exposure? Briefly explain.
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