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Postcranial evidence from early Homo from Dmanisi, Georgia.
Newly excavated postcranial material from Dmanisi comprising a partial skeleton of an adolescent individual, associated with skull D2700/D2735, and the remains from three adult individuals shows that the postc Cranial anatomy of the D manisi hominins has a surprising mosaic of primitive and derived features.
A new hominid from the Upper Miocene of Chad, Central Africa
The discovery of six hominid specimens from Chad, central Africa, 2,500 km from the East African Rift Valley, suggest that the earliest members of the hominids clade were more widely distributed than has been thought, and that the divergence between the human and chimpanzee lineages was earlier than indicated by most molecular studies.
A New Skull of Early Homo from Dmanisi, Georgia
The Dmanisi specimens are the most primitive and small-brained fossils to be grouped with this species or any taxon linked unequivocally with genusHomo and also the ones most similar to the presumedhabilis-like stem.
A Complete Skull from Dmanisi, Georgia, and the Evolutionary Biology of Early Homo
The Dmanisi sample, which now comprises five crania, provides direct evidence for wide morphological variation within and among early Homo paleodemes, implying the existence of a single evolving lineage of early Homo, with phylogeographic continuity across continents.
Genomic evidence for the Pleistocene and recent population history of Native Americans
The results suggest that there has been gene flow between some Native Americans from both North and South America and groups related to East Asians and Australo-Melanesians, the latter possibly through an East Asian route that might have included ancestors of modern Aleutian Islanders.
New material of the earliest hominid from the Upper Miocene of Chad
New dental and mandibular specimens from three Toros-Menalla fossiliferous localities of the same age are described, including a lower canine consistent with a non-honing C/P3 complex, post-canine teeth with primitive root morphology and intermediate radial enamel thickness, which confirm the morphological differences between S. tchadensis and African apes.
Anthropology: The earliest toothless hominin skull
This specimen not only represents the earliest case of severe masticatory impairment in the hominin fossil record to be discovered so far, but also raises questions about alternative subsistence strategies in early Homo.
Virtual cranial reconstruction of Sahelanthropus tchadensis
A detailed virtual reconstruction of the TM 266 cranium confirms that S. tchadensis is a hominid and is not more closely related to the African great apes, and indicates that bipedalism was present in the earliest known hominids, and probably arose soon after the divergence of the chimpanzee and human lineages.
Locomotor anatomy and biomechanics of the Dmanisi hominins.
Particle size and energetics of gouge from earthquake rupture zones
temperature on the electrical conductivity of wadsleyite and ringwoodite. Owing to the small activation enthalpy, the temperature effect is relatively small: a variation in temperature of ,200 K…