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5 Ma), the presence of hominoids at this locality was originally reported on the basis of a purported female upper canine (e.
Evaluation of the maximum likelihood estimate of the evolutionary tree topologies from DNA sequence data and branching order in hominoids.
Our understanding from a biological point of view of the difference between the human and the earlier hominoids is that we remain in that period of play.
It presents, in visual form, a hypothesis about the course of evolutionary change in hominoids, change that led to the appearance of modern man.
The volume's strength and its weakness alike lie in the breadth of its inclusions, which, as their titles make clear, extend from anthropological studies of hominoids to Renaissance representations of contemporary codpieces.
On the other hand, their detailed cross-species analysis of the species-specific social network characteristics among both hominoids and Old World monkeys, proffers a provocative approach for generalizing about the social organization differences among and between apes and monkeys.
In human populations, however, and possibly amongst hominoids, cultural mechanisms may have existed which considerably relax the conditions necessary for group selection.
9:15 PHYLOGENETIC RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN THE UPPER MOLARS OF SAHELANTHROPUS TCHADENSIS AND LATE MIOCENE HOMINOIDS AND HOMINIDS **.
Thomas, "The Gene of Retroviral Origin Syncytin 1 Is Specific to Hominoids and Is Inactive in Old World Monkeys," Journal of Heredity 97 (2006): 100-6; B.
This configuration of sutures appears to be a normal variation in facial structure and part of the common heritage of hominoids, or apes and humans, and is not confined to robust australopithecines, concludes Eckhardt in the July 23 NATURE.
The original aquatic ape theory, developed by Sir Alister Hardy and made public in 1960, posited that a population of early humans, or hominoids, was isolated during tectonic upheaval in a flooded forest environment, similar to that of parts of the Amazon.
Although questions and debates persist about the evolutionary relationships of various fossil hominoids to one another, two new types of the early apes have now entered the scene.
Washington, June 26 (ANI): A new study on fossil tooth has revealed that hominoids migrated from Africa to Eurasia many times long before modern humans left the region some 125 thousand years ago.