'Laziness' has made modern humans' bones brittle

December 23, 2014 6:15 AM

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'Laziness' has made modern humans' bones brittle

Washington: A new study has revealed that the shift to farming and more sedentary lifestyles over the time has resulted in modern humans having more fragile bones.

The comparatively light bone structure of modern humans compared to early human species and other modern primates may be due to the modern abandonment of the constant physical activity that was inherent in the life of early hunter gathers.

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