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Are you really going to grow a horn from slouching over your smartphone? And how to prevent it!

Are you really going to grow a horn from slouching over your smartphone? If you love to complain about the kids these days and their newfangled devices, I’ve got the perfect thing for you: Phones are causing horns to grow on young people’s skulls. At least that’s what recently made of some findings by Australian researchers, who published a trio of papers between 2016 and 2018 describing growths of small bone spurs on the back of young people’s skulls. The research has been out for a while but has received a round of media attention after a BBC published last week mentioned it as an example of how the human skeleton is still evolving. These “bony projections” are also called enthesophytes, and they’re fairly common among...

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