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Neandertal cold adaptation: Physiological and energetic factors
European Neandertals employed a complex set of physiological cold defenses, homologous to those seen in contemporary humans and nonhuman primates. While Neandertal morphological patterns, such asExpand
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Human nasal protrusion, latitude, and climate.
Relationships between morphological features of human skeletal nasal protrusion, latitude, and climate were investigated. Craniofacial dimensions and indices determined by Woo and Morant (1934) on aExpand
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Human cold adaptation: An unfinished agenda
  • A. Steegmann
  • Biology, Medicine
  • American journal of human biology : the official…
  • 1 March 2007
1975 marked the end of a 20‐year period of human biology research on physical environment. The focus then shifted from climatic adaptation to problems of nutrition, disease, and stress. However, manyExpand
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Vertebral artery insufficiency produced by cervical osteoarthritic spurs
THE SYNDROME of basilar artery insufficiency has attracted recent widespread interest, particularly regarding the efficacy of anticoagulant therapy1 versus surgical therapy.2 In routine cerebralExpand
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Cold adaptation and the human face.
  • A. Steegmann
  • Biology, Medicine
  • American journal of physical anthropology
  • 1 March 1970
A framework is suggested within which the evolutionary biology of the human head and face can be explored; it includes several channels of natural and behavioral selection as well as modes ofExpand
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Developmental response to cold stress in cranial morphology of Rattus: implications for the interpretation of climatic adaptation in fossil hominins
Adaptation to climate occupies a central position in biological anthropology. The demonstrable relationship between temperature and morphology in extant primates (including humans) forms the basis ofExpand
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Skeletal stature compared to archival stature in mid-eighteenth century American: Ft. William Henry.
  • A. Steegmann
  • History, Medicine
  • American journal of physical anthropology
  • 1 December 1986
Fourteen soldiers buried at Ft. William Henry, New York, between 1755 and 1757 are compared for stature to a sample of 2,232 New York Provincial soldiers measured anthropometrically in 1760. TheExpand
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The China Productivity Project: results and conclusions.
Experiments were conducted to determine what factors cause variation in individual work output (economic productivity). Forty-five young male Chinese cycle haulers from Beijing were assessed forExpand
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