“The intelligent man finds almost everything ridiculous, the sensible man hardly anything.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Writer (1749-1832).
Friday, 15 May 2015
Dutch on a spurt?
Is natural selection making Dutch people the tallest in the world? Dutch people are the tallest on Earth. A study in Proceedings of the Royal Society B suggests that their height could be the result of natural selection favouring a towering stature.