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Developmental plasticity and human health
A fuller understanding of patterns of human plasticity in response to early nutrition and other environmental factors will have implications for the administration of public health. Expand
An Aboriginal Australian Genome Reveals Separate Human Dispersals into Asia
It is shown that Aboriginal Australians are descendants of an early human dispersal into eastern Asia, possibly 62,000 to 75,000 years ago, which is separate from the one that gave rise to modern Asians 25, thousands of years ago. Expand
Multiple dispersals and modern human origins
There is no clear rubicon of modern Homo sapiens, and that multiple dispersals occurred from a morphologically variable population in Africa, so pre‐existing African diversity is crucial to the way human diversity developed outside Africa. Expand
Towards a theory of modern human origins: geography, demography, and diversity in recent human evolution.
  • M. Lahr, R. Foley
  • Geography, Medicine
  • American journal of physical anthropology
  • 1998
It is argued that the Neanderthal and modern lineages share a common ancestor in an African population between 350,000 and 250,000 years ago rather than in the earlier Middle Pleistocene; this ancestral population, which developed mode 3 technology (Levallois/Middle Stone Age), dispersed across Africa and western Eurasia in a warmer period prior to independent evolution towards Neanderthals and modern humans in stage 6. Expand
Mode 3 Technologies and the Evolution of Modern Humans
The origins and evolution of modern humans has been the dominant interest in palaeoanthropology for the last decade, and much archaeological interpretation has been structured around the variousExpand
Patterns of modern human diversification: Implications for Amerindian origins
The study of modern human origins and the study of the origins of modern human diversity are intimately linked. The evolutionary models employed have implications both for interpreting theExpand
The Evolution of Modern Human Diversity: A Study of Cranial Variation
1. Introduction 2. The modern human origins debate Part I. Multiregional Evolution as the Source of Human Cranial Diversity: 3. The morphological basis of the multiregional model 4. The regionalExpand
Early Divergent Strains of Yersinia pestis in Eurasia 5,000 Years Ago
The oldest direct evidence of Yersinia pestis identified by ancient DNA in human teeth from Asia and Europe dating from 2,800 to 5,000 years ago is reported and is found to be at least two times older than previous estimates. Expand
Genomic analyses inform on migration events during the peopling of Eurasia
A genetic signature in present-day Papuans that suggests that at least 2% of their genome originates from an early and largely extinct expansion of anatomically modern humans (AMHs) out of Africa earlier than 75,000 years ago is found. Expand
Genomic structure in Europeans dating back at least 36,200 years
The findings reveal the timing of divergence of western Eurasians and East Asians to be more than 36,200 years ago and that European genomic structure today dates back to the Upper Paleolithic and derives from a metapopulation that at times stretched from Europe to central Asia. Expand