Anthropology’s Bruce Latimer discusses physical consequences of evolution

Suffering from a bad back or painful wisdom tooth? You should blame evolution
Mail Online: Human evolutionary advancements have led to unfortunate physical side effects, most notably back pain. “In turning a spine originally adapted for a quadruped into one that is perpendicular to the ground has resulted in numerous problems that are unique to our species,” said Bruce Latimer, professor of anthropology, anatomy and cognitive science.