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The Slow Moon Climbs — the evolution of menopause

6 mins | Jan 6, 2020
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"Older women combine the twin advantages of zero reproductivity with high productivity." Writing in the Financial Times, Anjana Ahuja reviews Susan P. Mattern's The Slow Moon Climbs, a book in which the author uses science, anthropology and history to explain how menopause has benefitted human evolution.
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