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Complete mitochondrial genome sequence of a Middle Pleistocene cave bear reconstructed from ultrashort DNA fragments
Significance Outside of permafrost, no contiguous DNA sequences have been generated from material older than ∼120,000 y. By improving our ability to sequence very short DNA fragments, we haveExpand
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The first hominin of Europe
The earliest hominin occupation of Europe is one of the most debated topics in palaeoanthropology. However, the purportedly oldest of the Early Pleistocene sites in Eurasia lack precise age controlExpand
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Macrovertebrate Paleontology and the Pliocene Habitat of Ardipithecus ramidus
A diverse assemblage of large mammals is spatially and stratigraphically associated with Ardipithecus ramidus at Aramis. The most common species are tragelaphine antelope and colobine monkeys.Expand
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Staying out in the cold: glacial refugia and mitochondrial DNA phylogeography in ancient European brown bears
Models for the development of species distribution in Europe typically invoke restriction in three temperate Mediterranean refugia during glaciations, from where recolonization of central andExpand
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A complete human pelvis from the Middle Pleistocene of Spain
The Middle Pleistocene site of Sima de los Huesos in Sierra de Atapuerca, Spain, has yielded around 2,500 fossils from at least 33different hominid individuals. These have been dated at more thanExpand
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Osos y otros carnívoros de la Sierra de Atapuerca
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One million years of cultural evolution in a stable environment at Atapuerca (Burgos, Spain)
Abstract The present paper analyses the evidence provided by three sites (Sima del Elefante, Gran Dolina, and Galeria) located in the Trinchera del Ferrocarril of the Sierra de Atapuerca. These threeExpand
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Evolutionary Divergence in Brain Size between Migratory and Resident Birds
Despite important recent progress in our understanding of brain evolution, controversy remains regarding the evolutionary forces that have driven its enormous diversification in size. Here, we reportExpand
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Epidemiology of aplastic anemia: a prospective multicenter study
Aplastic anemia is a rare disease whose incidence varies considerably worldwide. In this study conducted in the metropolitan area of Barcelona, the overall incidence was 2.34 per million inhabitantsExpand
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Understanding the ancient habitats of the last-interglacial (late MIS 5) Neanderthals of Central Iberia: paleoenvironmental and taphonomic evidence from the Cueva del Camino (Spain) site
The Cueva del Camino site (Pinilla del Valle, Madrid) represents the most complete MIS 5 record from the Iberian Peninsula (away from the Mediterranean margin), including a large accumulation ofExpand
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