Agriculture and sedentary lifestyle weakened bones over centuries: Study

December 25, 2014 12:47 PM

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Agriculture and sedentary lifestyle weakened bones over centuries: Study

Invention of agriculture played a key role in gradually weakening the bones/skeletons of humans, according to fresh study by a team of University of Cambridge and Penn State University researchers.

A team of researchers from the two universities analyzed X-ray images of thigh bones from modern humans and compared those samples with bones from ancient primates, including orangutans.

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