Journal of Human Evolution

The Journal of Human Evolution is a peer-reviewed scientific Journal. It is published monthly by Elsevier in print and online on ScienceDirect. The Journal was started in 1972, currently (1st half of 2009) it is in its 56th volume. The current editors are David Begun, Mark Teaford, and Steven Leigh. Publications in the journal are on Physical Anthropology, Palaeolithic Archaeology, Primatology, Geochronology and Palaeoecology.

Publisher
Elsevier
Country
The Netherlands
History
1972-present
Impact factor
2.987 (2009)
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DNA sheds light on why largest lemurs disappeared

Ancient DNA extracted from the bones and teeth of giant lemurs that lived thousands of years ago in Madagascar may help explain why the giant lemurs went extinct. It also explains what factors make some surviving ...

Dec 16, 2014
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Getting to the root of enamel evolution

Along with our big brains and upright posture, thick tooth enamel is one of the features that distinguishes our genus, Homo, from our primate relatives and forebears. A new study, published May 5 in the Jo ...

May 05, 2014
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Bonobos stay young longer

Despite the fact that chimpanzees and bonobos share similar starting conditions at birth they develop different behavioural patterns later in life. These differences might be caused by different hormone levels. ...

Dec 16, 2013
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