A new census in Pakistan counts 207.7 million people—a 57% increase since 1998, vaulting the nation over Brazil and making it the world’s 5th-most-populous country. With 22 births per 1,000 people and less than a third of women using any form of birth control, Pakistan…
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Aiming to understand how demographic variations impacted the efficacy of natural selection, researchers compared 2 populations that lived