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Scientists Say Humans Were Made to Run

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Scientists Say Humans Were Made to Run

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Scientists Say Humans Were Made to Run

Scientists Say Humans Were Made to Run

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Two scientists pose a new evolutionary idea: We run, therefore we are. They contend that humans developed the way they did in order to run long distances. NPR's Christopher Joyce reports.