The Human Skull Is Evolving, and Could Spark a Public Health Crisis
Evolution is not just something that happened in the past. It’s happening now, morphing our skulls in dangerous and troubling…
Evolution is not just something that happened in the past. It’s happening now, morphing our skulls in dangerous and troubling ways. Experts worry this could be the start of a public health crisis.
People tend to think of evolution as something that happened in the past. But the truth is our bodies are still evolving, and over the last 250 years, our skulls have morphed in dangerous and troubling ways.
Science suggests that crooked teeth, overbites, and narrow jaws are a modern phenomenon. Skeletal remains show that even 300 years ago, humans had straight, perfectly aligned teeth, wide jaws, and large nasal passages that signal healthy breathing .
There is a good reason your teeth don’t quite fit in your head anymore.
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