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Left-handers better in a fight

“The endurance of left-handedness has puzzled researchers, because it is linked to disadvantages including an increased risk of some diseases. But University of Montpellier experts, writing in Proceedings B, say it could be because they do well in combat.”

Small sample size but some provocative results.

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> From BBC News