A new article in Carnegie Council for Ethics

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Wilhelmsen and colleagues tracked 67-year old men to 90 years of age and found that men who were shorter at 67 years tended to have better survival than taller men. See page 8 in Wilhelmsen L, Svardsudd K, Eriksson H, et al. Factors associated with reaching 90 years of age: a study of men born in 1913 in Gothenburg, Sweden. J Intern Med 2011; 269:441-451. Doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2796.2010.02331

Why Smaller Humans are in our Future 

It discusses the scientific and environmental reasons for promoting smaller humans in the future. The paper discusses how a world population of larger people exacerbates demands on food, water, energy, and natural resources. 

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