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I just returned from the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. I learned that the Mayan Indians had a practice of squeezing their babies' heads between two flat boards bound together to force the head into the familiar pointed and "angled-back" form which they found beautiful. But I don't understand how this has apparently resulted in the DNA of the contemporary Mayan Indian typically born with similarly shaped heads . . . unless the DNA of Mayan Indians has been somehow modified by the practice many years ago. I reviewed the archive ID: 982014507.Ge and it doesn't really address this question.
Re: What DNA change allows for current Mayan Indian head structure
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