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General Discussion => Freediving Discussion => Topic started by: Duckfoot on April 20, 2018, 07:51:37 AM

Title: Freediving - Spleen Evolution
Post by: Duckfoot on April 20, 2018, 07:51:37 AM
https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/04/bajau-sea-nomads-diving-evolution-spleen/558359/ (https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/04/bajau-sea-nomads-diving-evolution-spleen/558359/)
Title: Re: Freediving - Spleen Evolution
Post by: Tez on April 20, 2018, 08:09:39 AM
https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/04/bajau-sea-nomads-diving-evolution-spleen/558359/ (https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/04/bajau-sea-nomads-diving-evolution-spleen/558359/)

That's funny...someone else posted a similar article 20 minutes ago, and my mom just texted me a third version of the same story.  The Bajau are getting some hype today ;D
Title: Re: Freediving - Spleen Evolution
Post by: dank on April 20, 2018, 08:52:07 AM
I just posted a reply in another thread about this research. It's some really interesting stuff that I particularly love since it tells us a story about our evolutionary predilection toward freediving for food.