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Scientists have found that nearly all common obesity-related genes didn’t actually evolve from an evolutionary advantage from our ancestors, who would have suffered periods of time without food. … The idea, coined the “thrifty gene hypothesis” by James Neel in 1962, suggests that the elimination of famine in developed countries, means that genes once useful […]
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