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Synonyms for palaeoanthropology

the scientific study of human fossils

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This is an exciting discovery that confirms other suggestions of an earlier migration out of Africa," added paleoanthropologist Rolf Quam of Binghamton University in New York, a co-author of the study published in the journal Science.
For a paleoanthropologist to be confronted with more than 1500 fragments after just a month's excavation is pretty incredible.
That is the puzzle tackled by Pat Shipman, a paleoanthropologist retired from Penn State University, in The Invaders: How Humans and Their Dogs Drove Neanderthals to Extinction.
Paleoanthropologist Tony Chevalier, researcher at Tautavels archaeological laboratory, called it a "major discovery.
This is a momentous and well-researched discovery," said paleoanthropologist Bernard Wood of George Washington University, who was not involved in the study.
Culture can be said to have been a potential, and nature to play at first the main role in human behavior until, one hundred thousand years ago, what the French paleontologist and paleoanthropologist Yves Coppens called the "reverse point" was reached (Coppens, 2008: 162).
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actress and filmmaker Angelina Jolie has been hired to direct "Africa," a feature film about paleoanthropologist and conservationist Richard Leakey and his campaign against ivory poachers that threaten Africa's elephants.
Richard Potts, Smithsonian paleoanthropologist, has developed a new climate framework for East African human evolution that depicts most of the era from 2.
Calling the work "pioneering," and "a remarkable breakthrough," paleoanthropologist Chris Stringer of the Natural History Museum in London said in an interview that the HOXD gene finding "may help to explain how these ancient humans were able to build stronger bodies, better adapted to the physical rigors of Stone Age life.
In 1963, Fossey met renowned paleoanthropologist Dr Louis Leakey in Africa, who told her about the need for research on gorillas.
Citing a series of horizontal grooves left on the surface of one molar, as well as a gap between the tooth and jawbone, lead author Ann Margvelashvili, a paleoanthropologist at the University of Zurich, wrote that the habit likely caused harm to the picker's gums.
In Tanzania in 1978 the great paleoanthropologist Mary Leakey discovered outlines of feet whose owners had walked across volcanic ash which hardened into rock 3.
8221; titled “The Bowl of Light,” Pratt talks to author, teacher, and paleoanthropologist Hank Wesselman, Ph.
Lake Turkana risks turning into small water pans with the construction of all the Gibe-related hydro-electric power dams involved in River Omo," Africa's foremost paleoanthropologist Dr Richard Leakey says.
A renowned paleoanthropologist wonders in a lecture for the general public, "Is Ardipithecus something that's emerged this unique form of locomotion, or was it unique in not really being unique?