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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Mar 29, 2022Mar 2022

Posted by yvilletom
A Search on kinds of anthropology gets There are four types of anthropology: cultural anthropology, archaeology, physical (biological) anthropology, and linguistic anthropology. These four types allow anthropologists to study the total variety ...
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Shared from General & Hellos
Sep 23, 2021Sep 2021

Posted by BirdMan1
MATTER Ancient Footprints Push Back Date of Human Arrival in the Americas Human footprints found in New Mexico are about 23,000 years old, a study reported, suggesting that people may have arrived long before the Ice Age’s glaciers melted. ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Aug 28, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by JoeB
Understanding ocean chemistry in the Western Interior Seaway during the Cenomanian–Turonian Extinction Event. The boundary between the Cenomanian and Turonian stages of the Cretaceous Period is marked by a mass ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Aug 9, 2021Aug 2021

Posted by JoeB
Using accurate dating to understand the sedimentary environment in the Clarkia Palaeolake of northern Idaho. The Clarkia Palaeolake in northern Idaho formed when lava flows from the Colombia River Basalts blocked a ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Jun 26, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by JoeB
Investigating the potential for pseudofossil formation in Earth's ancient sediments. The earliest evidence for life on Earth comes in two forms; chemical evidence, i.e. compounds believed to have been derived from the ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Jan 19, 2021Jan 2021

Posted by JoeB
Statue of fossil hunter Mary Anning to be erected in Lyme Regis. A statue of the nineteenth century fossil hunter Mary Anning is to be erected in her home town, Lyme Regis, in Dorset on the south coast of England. The ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 15, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Keratinous beaks in Confuciusornithiform Birds. The beaked rostrum is one of the most distinctive features of Birds, present in all living species and exhibiting an enormous diversity of form and size relative to the ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 10, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Evidence for two separate dispersals of Neanderthals into southern Siberia The period of existence of Neanderthals, their geographical range, and the timing of their dispersal and extinction are key issues in the study ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 6, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Investigating tides as an environmental driver during the Fish-Tetrapod transition. Only once in Earth’s history did vertebrates make the transition from an aquatic to terrestrial environment; trackway evidence ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Nov 23, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by JoeB
Yaviichnus inyooensis: A new complex burrow system from the Oligocene of southern Mexico. The behavior of burrowing has probably been present in Mammals since their early origins. Soil provides physical protection; it ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Nov 9, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by mkeaman
Denisovan (Neanderthal and modern man) DNA was distributed "widely" from Europe to Asia (as the evidence seems to be telling us.) And some of it seems to continue in part at present in some Asian and Oceanic locales.
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Nov 4, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by JoeB
Trying to decipher the evolution of flight in Bats. Powered flight has evolved in four Animal groups independently, Insects, Pterosaurs, Birds, and Bats, potentially with more than one origin of flight in each of these...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Oct 9, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by JoeB
Sinobaatar pani: A new species of Multituberculate Mammal from the Early Cretaceous Jehol Biota, with insights into the evolutionary development of the Mammalian middle ear. Attachment of the ectotympanic bone to the ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Oct 6, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by JoeB
Tetrapod fossils from the Late Permian of Shanxi Province, China. Chinese Permian Tetrapods have been known for decades. Dicynodon sinkianensis, now revised as Jimusaria sinkianensis, from the Guodikeng Formation of ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Sep 18, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by JoeB
Baringochromis senutae, Baringochromis sonyii, and Baringochromis tallamae: Three new species of Cichlid Fish from the upper Miocene of the palaeolake Waril in Central Kenya. The tropical freshwater Fish family ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Jun 6, 2020Jun 2020

Posted by JoeB
Kingaspidoides spinirecurvatus: A new species of Trilobite from the Cambrian of the Anti‑Atlas, Morocco, with unexpectedly curved spines. The development of spines in Trilobites reflects an evolutionary arms race over...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
May 31, 2020May 2020

Posted by JoeB
Soft-tissue preservation in Cloudinomorphs from the terminal Ediacaran Period of Nevada. Commonly envisaged as a prelude to the Cambrian Explosion, the terminal interval of the Ediacaran Period (roughly 550–539 ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Mar 23, 2020Mar 2020

Posted by JoeB
Phoenix dactylifera: Seeking the origin of the historic Judean Date Palm, using genetic analysis of germinated ancient seeds. The Date Palm, Phoenix dactylifera, a dioecious species (in dioecious plants each individual ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Jan 3, 2020Jan 2020

Posted by JoeB
Shellfish use at the Oakhurst Period at Klipdrift Cave, South Africa. Early evidence for the exploitation of Shellfish for subsistence traces back to at least 164 thousand years during the Middle Stone Age in South ...
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Shared from Academic (e.g., Science)
Aug 28, 2018Aug 2018

Posted by Druvius
Transitional turtles. New transitional fossil pre turtle found, discussion of the creationist "There are no transitional fossils" nonsense.
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Shared from Academic (e.g., Science)
Aug 21, 2018Aug 2018

Posted by Aivery
First North American co-occurrence of Hadrosaur and Therizinosaur tracks found in Alaska August 6, 2018 An international team of paleontologists and other geoscientists has discovered the first North American co-occurrence of hadrosaur and ...
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Posted by JoeBKite-like structures in the western Sahara Desert.

Posted by TriphidAn Aussie Indigenous Message Stick.

Posted by TriphidIndigenous Australian Aboriginal Rock art dated somewhere between 20 and 30 thousand years old.

Posted by TriphidIndigenous Australian Aboriginal Rock art dated somewhere between 20 and 30 thousand years old.

Posted by TriphidIndigenous Australian Aboriginal Rock art dated somewhere between 20 and 30 thousand years old.

Posted by TriphidIndigenous Australian Aboriginal Rock art dated somewhere between 20 and 30 thousand years old.

Posted by JoeBDortoka vremiri: A new species of Dortokid Turtle from the Late Cretaceous of the Hațeg Basin, Romania.

Posted by JoeBThe Cabeço da Amoreira burial: An Early Modern Era West African buried in a Mesolithic shell midden in Portugal.

Posted by JoeBMusivavis amabilis: A new species of Enantiornithine Bird from the Early Cretaceous Jehol Biota of northeastern China.

Posted by JoeBTorosaurus in Canada.

Posted by JoeBStone tools from the Borselan Rock Shelter, in the Binalud Mountains of northeastern Iran.

Posted by JoeBDating the Lantian Biota.

Posted by JoeBBashanosaurus primitivus: A new species of Stegosaur from the Middle Jurassic of Chongqing Municipality, China.

Posted by JoeBDetermining the time of year when the Chicxulub Impactor fell.

Posted by JoeBSão Tomé and Príncipe: Possibly the last country on Earth never to have been visited by a working archaeologist.

Posted by JoeBMambawakale ruhuhu: A new species of Pseudosuchian Archosaur from the Middle Triassic Manda Beds of Tanzania.

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