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Prehistoric women were stronger than modern rowers

/ 02:42 PM November 30, 2017

Researchers found that the arm bones of Neolithic women — who lived from 7,000 to 7,400 years ago — were 11-16 percent stronger for their size than rowers from the elite Cambridge University Women’s Boat Club. Image: Ben Stansall / AFP

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