Looking down on love

2019-03-07 02:01:04

By Nicola Jones TALL men have more children than their shorter friends—because they have more wives, a pair of researchers have found. They say that could lead to an evolutionary trend towards ever taller men, because height is estimated to be up to 90 per cent genetic. Ulrich Mueller from the University of Marburg in Germany and his colleague Allan Mazur from Syracuse University, New York, studied a group of men who graduated in 1950 from the US military academy at West Point. They found that the taller men in the class tended to have more children,