11 May '11, 1am

Why We're Getting Taller, WAY Taller

Why We're Getting Taller, WAY Taller

Why We're Getting Taller, WAY Taller It’s been called the “most significant development in human history” and researchers have been looking into the evolution of human height and overall growth for decades now. The findings are outlined in a new book The Changing Body: Health, Nutrition, and Human Development in the Western World Since 1700 , by Robert W. Fogel, Roderick Floud, Bernard Harris, and Sok Chul Hong. The book is about to be released according to a story in the New York Times , which I saw on Food Politics . According to the New York Times : “The rate of technological and human physiological change in the 20th century has been remarkable,” Mr. Fogel said in an telephone interview from Chicago, where he is the director of the Center for Population Economics at the University of Chicago’s business school. “Beyond that, a synergy between the improved technology and...

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