Search Results for: " hominin"
Hominin (humans). Australopithecus garhi. Australopithecus garhi is a gracile australopithecine species whose fossils were discovered in 1996 by a research ...
Latest Denisova hominin Stories. Evidence Shows Incest, Interbreeding Common Among Neanderthals. 2013-12-18 15:10:49. redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports ...
Aug 9, 2012 ... An international team of scientists has reconstructed the dietary preferences of 3 groups of hominins found in South Africa.
May 8, 2012 ... The fossil, nicknamed “Taung Child,” was discovered in a lime mine in South Africa, and was the first specimen of this species of hominin.
This hominin is extraordinary for its small body and brain and for its survival until comparatively recent times. Stone tools from archaeological horizons ranging ...
Australopithecus africanus was an early hominid, an australopithecine that lived between roughly 3.03 and 2.04 million years ago in the later Pliocene and early ...
The mandible classified as Asfaw et al. has a morphology usually believed to be compatible with the same species, yet it is possible that another hominin ...
May 11, 2013 ... Early tool making humans, known as Oldowan hominin, started to exhibit a number of physiological and ecological adaptations beginning ...
The Neanderthals or Neandertals are an extinct species or subspecies of the genus Homo which is closely related to modern humans.
Sep 6, 2011 ... A new study finds that our ancestors bred with more archaic hominin forms around 35000 years ago, before they migrated out of Africa.
Homo sapiens is the scientific name for the human species.
Homo sapiens idaltu is an extinct subspecies of Homo sapiens that lived nearly 160000 years ago during the Pleistocene in Africa.
Dec 22, 2010 ... Reference: “Genetic history of an archaic hominin group from Denisova Cave in Siberia.” Nature, 23. December 2010, doi:10.1038/ ...
Jun 28, 2012 ... Image Caption: Upper jaw of the hominin Malapa: close-up of plaque on the front premolar. Credit: © Amanda Henry. [ Watch the Video ].
Mar 29, 2012 ... Researchers have openly questioned whether Au. afarensis was the only living hominin 3 to 4 million years ago. Lucy's bones provided ...
Word of the Day
- A pole or pillar of round timber, or of tubular iron or steel, secured at the lower end to the keel of a vessel, and rising into the air above the deck to support the yards, sails, and rigging in general.
- Any tall pole.
- The main upright member of a derrick or crane, against which the boom abuts.
- To fix a mast or masts in; supply with a mast or masts; erect the masts of: as, to
- The fruit of the oak and beech or other forest-trees; acorns or nuts collectively, serving as food for animals.
- To feed on mast.
On old ships, according to the Online Etymology Dictionary, the single mast of was the boundary between quarters of officers and crew.
Quote of the DayThe mountains, the forest, and the sea, render men savage; they develop the fierce, but yet do not destroy the human.
- Victor Hugo (1802 - 1885), French poet, dramatist, novelist.