All downhill from here: Has the human race peaked?

Every four years, the world turns its attention to the Olympics to see competitors go "faster, higher, stronger." Additionally, average human height and life expectancy have increased significantly over the past couple of hundred years. But the human body obviously has biological limits, with a review of 120 years of historical records now suggesting they may have already been reached – and if we aren't careful they could start going backwards... Continue Reading All downhill from here: Has the human race peaked? Category: Biology Tags: Lifespan Longevity World Records Related Articles: Twin study isolates key ageing genes Berkeley researchers find evidence for a "molecular fountain of youth" Global life expectancy rises, but not all is healthy Average life expectancy on the rise – but the US lags behind

All downhill from here: Has the human race peaked?

Every four years, the world turns its attention to the Olympics to see competitors go "faster, higher, stronger." Additionally, average human height and life expectancy have increased ...

Sun 10 Dec 17 from Gizmag

For Homo Sapiens, This Is as Good as It Gets

Well, that’s it. Pack it in, boys. Show’s over for us as a species: We’ve peaked. At least, we might have, according to a paper in Frontiers in Physiology. If anything, it looks like we might ...

Fri 8 Dec 17 from Discover Magazine

The human race has peaked

Humans may have reached their maximum limits for height, lifespan and physical performance. A recent review suggests humans have biological limitations, and that anthropogenic impacts on the ...

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Medical Xpress

The human race has peaked, Wed 6 Dec 17 from Eurekalert

The human race has PEAKED and are now moving backwards

Experts analysed 120 years worth of historical information, and concluded maximum limits for height, lifespan and physical performance have been met.

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Daily Mail

Study: The Human Race Has Peaked

NewsHumans may have reached their maximum limits for height, lifespan and physical performance. A recent review suggests humans have biological limitations, and that anthropogenic impacts on ...

Fri 8 Dec 17 from Laboratory Equipment

The human race has peaked – because, climate change

From Frontiers in Physiology and the “why Kenyan Olympic runners from hot Africa beat the cold Norwegians” department comes this ludicrous claim. We may have reached our maximum ...

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Watts Up With That?

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