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Devendra Singh's Research Featured on BBC News

Posted: January 10, 2007

"Dr Devendra Singh scoured references to fictional beauties from modern times back to early Indian literature. He found that slimness was the most common term of praise from an author. The study, published in a Royal Society journal, adds to evidence highlighting the role of the ratio between waist and hips in attracting a mate"

...Slim Waist Holds Sway in History", BBC News, 01/10/07

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