Human Hearts Streamlined for Stamina by Neolithic Revolution

September 18, 2019 - General
The human heart have evolved to be longer and thinner. Source: unlimit3d / Adobe Stock.

Farming caused the human heart to evolve less “ape-like” and be better for endurance and stamina. New research suggests human hearts significantly changed when we dropped hunting and began leading more consistent lives as farmers, and now they are longer, thinner, and more flexible-walled hearts than chimpanzees.

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