Science: Dutch Men, Latvian Women Tower Over World

July 27, 2016 12:17 AM
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Dutch men and Latvian women are the world's tallest, while men in East Timor and women in Guatemala are the shortest, according to a new study. Comprehensive research led by scientists from Imperial College of London tracked height among young adults over the past century. It found that between 1914 and 2014, people in some countries have grown taller while people's average height decreased in other parts of the world. Zlatica Hoke has more.