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Which modern day athletes look the most like our ancestors? (On how we’re “supposed to move”)

May 2, 2014


In the paper From athletes to couch potatoes: humans through 6,000 years of farming, the structure of human bones was analyzed by Alison Macintosh. She looked at our bones starting ~7,300 years ago and ended with current students at the University of Cambridge. “Using a portable desktop 3D laser surface scanner to scan femora and tibiae, she […]