People evolved to be shorter to survive in colder climates.
Your height varies throughout the day depending on the amount of fluid in your spinal disks.
According to many studies, the rise of agriculture coincided with declines in human height and overall health.
Recent studies on dinosaur joints suggest that they may have been even taller than we thought!
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This means that the water pumping in and out of them also provides them with nutrients and enables them to eliminate waste products. If you’ve ever wished you were just a little bit taller, try measuring your height in the morning. It might make all the difference.