Question: scientists have argued for many years that skin cancer was...
- 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
- 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.