Ancient hunters show better bone robustness over farmers of the same era

Ancient hunters show better bone robustness over farmers of the same era

It has been proven that there are many similarities in the bone structures of early humans and primates. Over time, the skeletal frames of humans have become noticeably more frail than our primate relatives and many researchers seek to find out why. Dr. Timothy Ryan, a biological anthropologist, is examining ancient bones of foragers and farmers in hopes of explaining the disparity.

C Roy Parker