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Synonyms for paleoanthropology

the scientific study of human fossils

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But in paleoanthropology we're historically used to working with very fragmentary material: a jaw here, a piece of skull there.
Ohio now has more key connections to African paleoanthropology.
So Berger and his team issued a call on social media for people with caving skills and a background in paleoanthropology who could fit through such a small space.
Lead researcher Professor Xing Xu, from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP) in Beijing, said: "We thought giving this animal a name meaning 'strange wing' was appropriate, because no other bird or dinosaur has a wing of the same kind.
a) Key Laboratory of Vertebrate Evolution and Human Origins of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100044, China; zhaowenjin@ivpp.
Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology Series, Springer, Dordrecht, pp.
The head structure is similar in this pterosaur to the Ikran in 'Avatar,'" said one of the researchers, paleontologist Xiaolin Wang of the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing.
Trinkaus, along with Xiu-Jie Wu, Wu Liu and Song Xing of the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Beijing, and Isabelle Crevecoeur of PACEA, Universite de Bordeaux are the first to offer compelling evidence for interbreeding and gene transfer between Neandertals and modern human ancestors.
More material on social organization and a new archeology section was added to the chapters on primates, and the paleoanthropology chapters have more material and photos on Paleolithic tool traditions, a transition from the Upper Paleolithic to the Holocene, and an expanded section on the history of race and modern examples.
Xiaolin Wang of the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology says it was most exciting to find many male and female pterosaurs and their eggs preserved together.
Vertebrate Continuity and Discontinuity in the Peopling of Europe One Hundred Fifty Years of Neanderthal Study, Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology (S.
Interestingly, paleoanthropology itself may be forced to strongly consider the 'animal' as a central facet of its core business.
Hypotheses and debates are presented on this neurogenesis based on combinatorial network optimization theory, new techniques for quantifying neurons, the social brain hypothesis, and computer-assisted paleoanthropology.
In Chapter 3, Sterelny appeals to his model to explain two of the great puzzles of paleoanthropology, namely, why Neanderthals went extinct and why anatomically modern humans took so long (perhaps 150,000 years) to become behaviorally modern.
One of these is the findings of modern science, especially those from paleoanthropology and quantum theory.