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What Made Humans 'The Fat Primate'? (It’s Far Deeper Than Diet)

June 27, 2019 - General
A new study explores why humans are ‘the fat primates.’ Source: Vadym / Adobe Stock

Blame junk food or a lack of exercise. But long before the modern obesity epidemic, evolution made us fat too. “We’re the fat primates,” said Devi Swain-Lenz, a postdoctoral associate in biology at Duke University.


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