Very interesting article about the changes to our skeleton according to the way we live our lives.
Today scientists believe that our skeletons are malleable. Even though the white bones look solid they are actually alive and growing, being broken down and rebuilt. Our DNA might dictate a template but how we live can alter that according to what we do.
From the discovery of skeletons of extremely strong men on islands in the Pacific to changes in our jaws to growths on the back of people's skulls today our bodies can change.
It is thought that the modern spike is due to technology. Supporting our large heads while hunched over using phones and other devices has caused "tech neck" which can be painful.
Walking is good for building strong skeletons but we don't do enough of it.
"So what will future archaeologists make of our skeletons, when they examine them from their spaceships? If we’re not careful, they’ll reveal unhealthy diets, staggering levels of inactivity, and a morbid attachment to technology."