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Taung Child Skull
2014-08-27 03:05:10

Kristian Carlson, University of the Witwatersrand The Taung Child, South Africa’s premier hominin discovered 90 years ago by Wits University Professor Raymond Dart, never ceases to transform and evolve the search for our collective origins. By subjecting the skull of the first australopith discovered to the latest technologies in the Wits University Microfocus X-ray Computed Tomography (CT) facility, researchers are now casting doubt on theories that Australopithecus africanus shows...

2014-08-14 23:06:46

Grow Taller 4 Idiots developed by Darwin Smith, the book also provides the natural exercises and methods enabling people to gain their expected results. The entire Grow Taller 4 Idiots PDF review, published on vMississippi.com, tells people whether the method is helpful or not. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Most 'shorter' people have an issue with their height, and most would take the opportunity of an economical, safe and easy-to-implement solution to grow. The methods included in a...

2014-07-29 08:22:40

Solid silver artifacts already obtained from this site can be viewed at seafarercorp.com TAMPA, Fla., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seafarer Exploration Corporation (OTCQB: SFRX), a company focused on archeologically sensitive exploration, research and recovery of historic shipwrecks is pleased to announce that Seafarer's Quest, LLC has successfully been granted a three year research permit for the shipwreck site south of Cape Canaveral from the Florida Bureau of Archaeology...

Earlier Stone Age Artifacts Discovered In Northern Cape Of South Africa
2014-07-28 03:31:41

University of Toronto Excavations at an archaeological site at Kathu in the Northern Cape province of South Africa have produced tens of thousands of Earlier Stone Age artifacts, including hand axes and other tools. These discoveries were made by archaeologists from the University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa and the University of Toronto (U of T), in collaboration with the McGregor Museum in Kimberley, South Africa. The archaeologists’ research on the Kathu Townlands site, one...

2014-07-25 09:39:14

Northwestern University Linguistic, cultural forces shape children's understanding of the natural world How would a child respond to this question? Would his or her list be full of relatives, animals from movies and books, or perhaps neighborhood pets? Would the poppies blooming on the front steps make the list or the oak tree towering over the backyard? How might the animals children name compare to those named by children raised in a different cultural or language background or in...

2014-07-18 08:23:14

NEWCASTLE, England, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - but half concerned about treatment available for major conditions - A survey by leading international private medical insurance broker, Medibroker (http://www.medibroker.com [http://medibroker.com/who-are-medibroker/international-health-insurance-experts/?utm_source=Expat-Research-release1&utm_medium=press-release&utm_campaign=James-simpson-releases ] ) amongst expatriates has discovered that most...

2014-07-17 23:10:53

Now on display at Pacifica Graduate Institute through September 15, 2014, Mbuti: Children of the Forest, a free photographic exhibition sponsored by the Tribal Trust Foundation. Montecito, California (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Pacifica Graduate Institute, a distinguished higher education university founded on the principals of depth psychology and located in Montecito, CA is proud to present Mbuti: Children of the Forest, an exhibition of photographs, artifacts, and a short film exploring the...

2014-07-15 23:10:05

How To Grow Taller is a new product created by Lance Ward which introduces users to the numerous “secrets” of still being able to grow in height even after the onset of puberty. A full review of the product on the site Vinamy.com indicates whether the program is worth buying or not. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Being tall is perceived as an advantage which has more to do with being perceived as a premiere symbol of status as much as that of being a symbol of superior physical...

2014-07-14 12:25:12

Sets Record For Media Domain Purchase Price NEW YORK, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NYLON Media Inc. today debuted its new domain name, NYLON.com, changing its site domain from Nylonmag.com and further cementing its commitment to digital growth. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140714/126623 "NYLON is a brand synonymous with 'It Girl' culture. Owning NYLON.com is the first step in a series of digital innovations we plan to introduce to evolve our growing online, social and...

Human's Primate Cousins Also Pass Intelligence Through Their Genes
2014-07-10 15:25:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Previous studies have shown that genetic factors for intelligence can be passed on in humans, but a new study shows that inherited intelligence also extends to our primate cousins – namely chimpanzees. Published in the journal Current Biology, the study showed environmental factors in determining a chimp’s intelligence may be less important than previously thought. "As is the case in humans, genes matter when it comes to...


Latest Anthropology Reference Libraries

Primatology
2013-10-02 13:00:50

Primatology is the study of primates that focuses on their behaviors and possible evolution. Those who practice this science, known as primatologists, focus on primates in the wild and in laboratory settings. There are many different sub-divisions of primatology that differ based on methodology and theory, but the two major branches are Western primatology and Japanese primatology. There share basic principles, but differ culturally and in many other regards. Western primatology originated...

Zooarchaeology
2013-09-30 13:29:48

Zooarchaeology is the study of animal remains including shells, bones, hides, scales, DNA, chitin, and hair. Shells and bones are most frequently studied because these do not decay at a fast rate, but most remains do not survive because they break or decompose. In eastern areas of North America, Zooarchaeology developed over three periods. The first, known as the Formative period, occurred in the 1860s and was not a specific area of study at that time. The second period, known as the...

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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.