Young People are Growing ‘Horns’ on their Skulls, According to Australian Researchers

(Scientific Reports)


Research conducted at the University of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia revealed their study that has uncovered bone spurs and/or growths on the skulls of young adults. Modern technology, specifically the use of smart phones, is the alleged cause of these growths. This relates to posture and the weight of users’ heads while using handheld devices.

The Washington Post reports, “The researchers said their discovery marks the first documentation of a physiological or skeletal adaptation to the penetration of advanced technology into everyday life,” The size of the growths measure approximately 3 to 5 millimeters.

 

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