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The origin of modern anatomy: By speciation or intraspecific evolution?
“Speciation remains the special case, the less frequent and more elusive phenomenon, often arising by default” (p 164). 1
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features used in cladistics and their variability in Asian and African hominids
This paper focuses on morphological features which are suggested to be uniquely derived character states for East AsianHomo erectus. The assumed restricted occurrence of these features led to theExpand
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The morphological affinities of the Plio-Pleistocene mandible from Dmanisi, Georgia
The human mandible from Dmanisi, discovered in 1991, dates, according to current results, to probably the final Pliocene or early Pleistocene. It is thus of great importance for the understanding ofExpand
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Hominid molars from a Middle Stone Age level at the Mumba Rock Shelter, Tanzania.
Three hominid molars were recovered from a depth of 7.0-7.1 meters in the Mumba Shelter at Lake Eyasi, northern Tanzania. Geological context of the finds and archaeological data indicate that peopleExpand
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Methods, Misreading, and Bias
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Modern human origins backdated
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On the reliability of recent tests of the Out of Africa hypothesis for modern human origins.
In this paper we critique two recent studies that have been claimed to disprove the Out of Africa hypothesis for modern human origins (Hawks et al., 2000; Wolpoff et al., 2001). We show that the testExpand
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Pathological alterations in the archaic Homo sapiens cranium from Eliye Springs, Kenya.
This paper reports on the results of a first computerized tomography (CT)-based study of the Middle Pleistocene matrix-filled skull KNM-ES 11693 from Eliye Springs at Lake Turkana. Ectocranially, theExpand
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Middle Pleistocene Diversity in Africa and the Origin of Modern Humans
Different views exist on the pattern of Middle Pleistocene evolution in Africa. Some favor a splitting into two or more species, for example, Homo heidelbergensis, Homo helmei, and Homo sapiens,Expand
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