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Downside of Upright


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author
Jennifer Ackerman
journal
National Geographic
year
2006
month
Jul
volume
210
number
1
pages
126–145
the nugget
… many of the flaws in our ‘design’ have a common theme: They arise primarily from evolutionary compromises ...

excerpt

… many of the flaws in our ‘design’ have a common theme: They arise primarily from evolutionary compromises that came about when our ancestors stood upright — the first step in the long path to becoming human.