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More Gracile Structure

More Gracile Structure

As we’ve grown taller, we’ve become more gracile.

Over the past 2 million years, our skeletons became more lightly built as we relied less on brute force, and more on tools and weapons.

As farming forced us to settle down, our lives became more sedentary, so our bone density decreased.

Modern jobs increasingly require working with people, words and code – they take brains, not muscle.

We spend more time behind desks, keyboards and steering wheels, and so these trends will likely continue.

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This has been one of my most favourite long-reads yet! As an A-Level biology student, I really resonated with the explanations and was able to understand how different aspects, some surprising, can possibly tie in to our development as a whole. It is a big question that surprisingly isn't asked enough- instead of our lifestyles, how will we change in the future?

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