News tagged with anthropology

Oldest hominin DNA sequenced

Using novel techniques to extract and study ancient DNA researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, have determined an almost complete mitochondrial genome sequence ...

dateDec 04, 2013 in Archaeology & Fossils
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New book explores evolution of human reproduction

Human beings would probably be known as pilosals rather than mammals if Carl Linnaeus had not been a proponent of breast-feeding. For social and political reasons, the famed taxonomist labeled the class of ...

dateAug 20, 2013 in Evolution
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