“Fighting is in our DNA” is a tired, boring tautology endlessly spewed by MMA promoters…but there might be at least a little bit of truth to it. That’s what a new study from the Journal of Experimental Biology says, at least, claiming that human arms and hands evolved towards one simple goal; being really good for punching things.
Naturally, that idea doesn’t sit well with many. While many still struggle with the idea that humanity wasn’t around at the dawn of time, even more are reluctant to embrace the fact that the human form evolved with inflicting harm in mind.
According to the study, though, the human arm is perfectly designed for punching. How did they find this out, you ask? What research methods did they use? Find out after the jump.
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