I've promised to make this page a reliable headquarters for anyone who wants a single URL or RSS for all the Human Nature stuff. So here's a link to yesterday's piece on the Indian woman who just broke the world record for being the oldest woman ever to deliver a child. Excerpt:
There will be mothers at 71 and 72. It will be done because it can be done, and because doctors such as Bishnoi see themselves as liberators. They're not just defeating society's strictures. They're defeating nature's.
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