By: Maurice Sassoon
Physical anthropology is the study of man's body and how it affects his progress; this covers the science of biometry and anthropometry, which explains the method of measuring the body and comparing the measurements of different races and groups. It covers the science of Ethnology...
The fate of the Neanderthals
By: Vonda J. Sines
In reproductions, they look startling like many of us. Neanderthals were paleoanthropological beings anthropologists consider to be the Pleistocene species of the Homo genus. Their connection to homo sapiens (us) is still debated. They inhabited Europe and parts of western and central Asia, with their...
Social aspects of Homo erectus
By: Vonda J. Sines
Homo erectus is an extinct species believed to have been the first hominid to leave the African continent. The issue of whether we are the direct descendants of this species is still being hotly debated.The Homo erectus species migrated from Africa to various parts...
What was Cro-Magnon man's life like?
By: Vonda J. Sines
If you enjoyed reading about the adventures of Jean Auel's character Ayla in the "Clan of the Cave Bear" series of books, you have a good idea of what life was like for Cro-Magnon man. Ayla lived during this period.Cro-Magnon man has been classified...
How Neanderthal man lived
By: Vonda J. Sines
Neanderthal man was a species that lived in Europe and sections of western Asia during the Middle Paleolithic period, between 29,000 and 230,000 years ago. An excellent reference on Neanderthals is www.neanderthals.us.According to this site, the physical attributes of Neanderthals...
What is evolution?
By: John Cowley
The accepted biological viewpoint of evolution is one in which all life forms are the result of the expression of genes (segments of DNA), which have been modified and selected by the environment (Crick, 1994). Genes contain information on how to build an organism and...
Indiana Jones and Archaeology
By: S.A.Robb
I hold a Bachelors degree in Anthropology from one of the best schools in North America. I can honestly say that if not for Indiana Jones I would not have that degree. I am proud to hold that degree. Indiana Jones may have influenced my...
The archaeological history of Wisconsin indians
By: Trisha Orlando
THE VERY BEGINNING10,000 years ago, Paleoindians wandered into the land which would become known as Wisconsin. They came hunting in search of the woolly mammoth, mastodon, and bison. The vegetation on the land was increasing into an abundant crop as the glaciers started moving...
What is evolution?
By: Randy Goggin
Intelligently Defining Evolution byRandy GogginEvolution is of course one of the most controversial words in the English language. It is also one of the most misused words. Most people familiar with YouTube have seen the "Evolution of Dance", an entertaining video in which a dancer...
The origins and future of exoarchaeology
By: Gary C. Gibson
Exo-archeology is a dormant science yet is does have it good points. The search for extra-terrestrial intelligence project was established in 1984. Today it has 150 scientists looking for extra-terrestrial life forms and artifacts. It is important not to be biased about what form extra-terrestrial...

 

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