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A for people who are interested in paleontology, archeology, and anthropology. Pseudoscience, ancient aliens, etc. discouraged.

Posts Tagged "evolution" By Druvius (37) Posts by members only

Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Aug 30, 2022Aug 2022

Posted by Buttercup
Stefan Milo, not many credentials but very engaging and knowledgeable. Well versed in hominid evolution. Music is universal amongst humans but the utility isn't clear.
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 21, 2021Dec 2021

Posted by Charlene
This is quite an enlightening article on our evolution from arboreal to bipedal.
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Jun 4, 2021Jun 2021

Posted by JoeB
Understanding the role of sediment-gravity flows in the formation of the Cambrian Burgess Shale Lagerstätte. The fossil record has been used to reconstruct a history of the evolution of life on Earth, but itself ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Mar 3, 2021Mar 2021

Posted by JoeB
Looking for evidence of a Martian origin of life. An origin of Earth life on Mars would resolve significant inconsistencies between the inferred history of life and Earth’s geologic history. Life as we know it ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Feb 19, 2021Feb 2021

Posted by JoeB
The Portfjeld Biota: A Doushantuo-type Lagerstätte from the Ediacaran of southern Peary Land, North Greenland. Remarkably detailed preservation of cells and soft tissues has been described from several Precambrian ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Feb 16, 2021Feb 2021

Posted by JoeB
Cantabrigiaster fezouataensis: A new Somasteroid Echinoderm from the Early Ordovician Fezouata Lagerstätte in Morocco. Asterozoans, whose most familiar members include Starfish and Brittle Stars, are the dominant group...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Feb 14, 2021Feb 2021

Posted by Surfpirate
After Jebus killed off the dinosaurs, Satan buried the bones to deceive and mislead the faithful with his many lies about Evolution. Oh the stories that they tell kids at church. :D
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 31, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Bushizheia yangi: A new species of Euarthropod from the Early Cambrian Chengjiang Lagerstätte. Over 250 species have been recorded from the Cambrian Series 2, Stage 3 Chengjiang biota of Yunnan Province, China, with ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 30, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Understanding tooth attachment and replacement in Bolosaurid Parareptiles. Bolosaurid Parareptiles occupy a unique position in Amniote evolution. They were the first to develop a combination of a lower temporal fenestra...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 26, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Immature feathers in juvenile Enantiornithines from the Early Cretaceous Jehol Avifauna. Most data concerning the integument of the non-neornithine Pennaraptora; the clade that includes all Dinosaurs (including Birds) ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 25, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Fossils from the Pliocene Mille-Logya Site in the Afar Region of Ethiopia suggest that the origin of the genus Homo was associated with environmental change. For many decades, a disparity between the resolution of long ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 24, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Looking for the origin of the Eukaryotes. The Eukaryotic cell is strikingly distinct from its much simpler Prokaryote relatives, possessing not only a nucleus, but also a complex cytoskeleton, a sophisticated ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 20, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Eoconstrictor fischeri: A Booid Snake from the Middle Eocene Messel Shale of Germany. Snakes of the clade Boidae (Boas, Anacondas, Emerald Boas) are arguably among the most charismatic species of living Reptiles. They ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Dec 14, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Deciphering ceramics manufacturing techniques from the medieval city of Qalhât, Oman. At the beginning of the first millennium AD, the Indian Ocean became a region of long-distance trade between the Middle East, India,...
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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
Dec 5, 2020Dec 2020

Posted by JoeB
Evidence of a late Palaeozoic land connection between Appalachia and Iberia. Over the past 30 years, a broad consensus has emerged that repeated cycles of supercontinent amalgamation and dispersal have occurred since ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Nov 30, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by JoeB
Eomakhaira molossus: A new species of small saber-toothed Sparassodont Marsupial from the Early Oligocene of Chile. The Sparassodonta, an extinct group of Metatherians (Marsupials and their extinct relatives), were the ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Nov 20, 2020Nov 2020

Posted by JoeB
Ischyromys douglassi: Morphometric analysis of an anatomically protrogomorphous Rodent, and its implications for the evolution of the group. Several adaptations enable gnawing in Rodents. They possess a single pair of ...
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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 19, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by JoeB
Amynodontopsis jiyuanensis: A new species of Amynodont Rhinocerotoid from the Middle Eocene of Henan Province, China. The Amynodontidae is an extinct family of Rhinocerotoidea (Mammalia, Perissodactyla), ranging from ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Oct 13, 2020Oct 2020

Posted by JoeB
Evidence for a Reptile-like physiology in Early Jurassic stem-Mammals Recent discoveries and analyses have revolutionised our knowledge of Mesozoic Mammals, revealing novel aspects of their ecology, development, ...
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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
Sep 28, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by JoeB
Brachiopod communities of the Early Cambrian Guanshan Lagerstätte of Yunnan Province, China, and their associated facies. Discoveries of spectacular soft-bodied animal assemblages from Cambrian Konservat-Lagerstätten ...
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Paleontology, Archeology, and Anthropology
Sep 23, 2020Sep 2020

Posted by JoeB
Neobolus wulongqingensis: A Cambrian Brachiopod with encrusting kleptoparasites. Parasitism is an enduring symbiotic relationship in which the parasite is nutritionally dependent upon the host for at least part of its ...
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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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