Vybarr Cregan-Reid is an author and academic who has written widely on the subjects of literature, health, nature and the environment. His current book is Primate Change: How the World We Made is Remaking Us, a wide-ranging, polemical look at how and why the human body has changed.

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Our bodies evolved in a different geological era, and as we stand upon the crest of yet another, humans are showing signs of the stress these changes are placing on us.