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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Researchers Offer New Theory for Why Human Pregnancy Lasts 9 Months

NPR: Why Does Pregnancy Last 9 Months?, by Scott Hensley:

Babies are lovely but altogether helpless creatures.

Wouldn't it be better if tiny humans were born able to walk, like horses, or generally were readier for the rigors of the world, like, say, chimps? . . .

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/2012/08/researchers-offer-new-theory-for-why-human-pregnancy-lasts-9-months.html

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