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Body mass and encephalization in Pleistocene Homo
Many dramatic changes in morphology within the genus Homo have occurred over the past 2 million years or more, including large increases in absolute brain size and decreases in postcanine dental sizeExpand
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Who's afraid of the big bad Wolff?: "Wolff's law" and bone functional adaptation.
"Wolff's law" is a concept that has sometimes been misrepresented, and frequently misunderstood, in the anthropological literature. Although it was originally formulated in a strict mathematicalExpand
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The Shanidar Neandertals
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Postcranial robusticity in Homo. II: Humeral bilateral asymmetry and bone plasticity.
The analysis of humeral asymmetry in Recent human skeletal samples and an extant tennis-player sample documents minimal asymmetry in bone length, little asymmetry in distal humeral articular breadth,Expand
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Postcranial robusticity in Homo. I: Temporal trends and mechanical interpretation.
Temporal trends in postcranial robusticity within the genus Homo are explored by comparing cross-sectional diaphyseal and articular properties of the femur, and to a more limited extent, the humerus,Expand
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Brain Size, Cranial Morphology, Climate, and Time Machines [and Comments and Reply]
A bioclimatic model is evaluated as an explanation of variation in cranial capacity among 122 ethnic groups. Distribution of absolute and relative endocranial volume is mapped. SignificantExpand
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The earliest evidence for anatomically modern humans in northwestern Europe
The earliest anatomically modern humans in Europe are thought to have appeared around 43,000–42,000 calendar years before present (43–42 kyr cal bp), by association with Aurignacian sites and lithicExpand
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The early Upper Paleolithic human skeleton from the Abrigo do Lagar Velho (Portugal) and modern human emergence in Iberia.
The discovery of an early Upper Paleolithic human burial at the Abrigo do Lagar Velho, Portugal, has provided evidence of early modern humans from southern Iberia. The remains, the largely completeExpand
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Neanderthal limb proportions and cold adaptation
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An early modern human from the Peştera cu Oase, Romania
The 2002 discovery of a robust modern human mandible in the Peştera cu Oase, southwestern Romania, provides evidence of early modern humans in the lower Danubian Corridor. Directly accelerator massExpand
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