Dr. Cara Wall-Scheffler publishes article in Anthropology News

In a new article published in Anthropology News, "Walking Women Evolve", Dr. Cara Wall-Scheffler, Professor of Biology, describes the efficiency of locomtion in women, in which women expend less energy when carrying loads (such as children). Dr. Wall-Scheffler argues that the ability of women to carry loads over distances ("endurance mobility") has been instrumental is shaping human evolution.

Posted: Tuesday, September 27, 2022