Study: Throwing skill crucial in evolution

Scientists say human's ability to throw, unmatched in animal kingdom, was important in evolution process.

    Scientists have discovered that our ability to throw was important in how we evolved two million years ago.

    Researchers from Harvard and George Washington University say the ability of humans to store energy in their shoulders allows them to throw at a speed unmatched in the animal kingdom.

    Their research involved studying some of the world's best throwers, baseball pitchers.
     
    Al Jazeera's Caroline Malone reports from Doha.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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