The questionable contribution of the Neolithic and the Bronze Age to European craniofacial form.

  title={The questionable contribution of the Neolithic and the Bronze Age to European craniofacial form.},
  author={Charles Loring Brace and Noriko Seguchi and Conrad B. Quintyn and Sherry C. Fox and Allison R. Nelson and Sotiris K. Manolis and Pan Qifeng},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  volume={103 1},
  • C. Brace, N. Seguchi, Pan Qifeng
  • Published 3 January 2006
  • Environmental Science
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Many human craniofacial dimensions are largely of neutral adaptive significance, and an analysis of their variation can serve as an indication of the extent to which any given population is genetically related to or differs from any other. When 24 craniofacial measurements of a series of human populations are used to generate neighbor-joining dendrograms, it is no surprise that all modern European groups, ranging all of the way from Scandinavia to eastern Europe and throughout the Mediterranean… 

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