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You have a lot to teach your grandkids, and that might explain menopause

It's about brains, not brawn.
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With their grandmother's help, these kids could have an evolutionary advantage.

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Humans, killer whales and pilot whales. What do we all have in common?

Surprisingly, the answer is menopause. But scientists still haven’t quite figured out why this phenomenon exists. After all, if the purpose of evolution is to make sure that we most effectively pass on our genes, then why would women stop reproducing after a certain age?

A published on Thursday in may offer some insight

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