Evolution to blame for bad backs, dropped arches and impacted wisdom teeth, say scientists

in 2013, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Jeremy DeSilva, Newsmakers, RESEARCH @ BU, The Daily Telegraph
February 15th, 2013

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Jeremy DeSilva, College of Arts & Sciences

While the process of natural selection allowed humans to become much more advanced than other primates, it is also to blame for many of the maladies we suffer from today…

Expert quote:

“This is essentially the biological equivalent of paper clips and duct tape. Even the modern ostrich foot is better ‘designed’ for bipedal walking.”

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