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Diminutive Peoples Took Different Paths to Petite

Adults of the west African Baka people and east African Efé and Sua peoples average less than five feet tall. But while the Efé and Sua are born small, the Baka have slow growth rates in infancy ...

August 3, 2015 — Cynthia Graber

When Did Women Start to Outlive Men?

Although a greater life expectancy is seen as normal today, it is a relatively new demographic phenomenon that emerged among people born in the late 19th century

July 7, 2015 — Rachael Rettner and LiveScience
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Scientific American Health & Medicine

Scientific American Health & Medicine