Mona Lisa smile: the morphological enigma of human and great ape evolution.

@article{Grehan2006MonaLS,
  title={Mona Lisa smile: the morphological enigma of human and great ape evolution.},
  author={J. Grehan},
  journal={Anatomical record. Part B, New anatomist},
  year={2006},
  volume={289 4},
  pages={
          139-57
        }
}
  • J. Grehan
  • Published 2006
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Anatomical record. Part B, New anatomist
  • The science of human evolution is confronted with the popular chimpanzee theory and the earlier but largely ignored orangutan theory. The quality and scope of published documentation and verification of morphological features suggests there is very little in morphology to support a unique common ancestor for humans and chimpanzees. A close relationship between humans and African apes is currently supported by only eight unproblematic characters. The orangutan relationship is supported by about… CONTINUE READING
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