Neanderthals in popular culture
By: Anita Lucia
One of my favorite book series as a child was The Time Warp Trio books, by Jon Scieszka, about a group of boys who manage to zip around time and space via a magic book. My favorite in the series? Your Mother Was a Neanderthal...
By: Jonte Rhodes
Neanderthal man was a separate species from modern day humans that existed in Europe and Asia before modern humans inhabited these areas. However around the time that modern man colonized these same areas as Neanderthal man, they began to become extinct, and disappeared completely from...
By: Jonte Rhodes
Neanderthal man was a species of hominid which lived in Europe and parts of Asia, and likely competed with the modern humans for both resources and territory. They eventually became extinct between 30000 and 50000 years ago, probably due to a combination of factors. However...
General abilities of Homo erectus
By: Linda Falk
Homo erectus is believed to have developed from the species Homo ergaster approximately 1,8 million years ago. H. erectus has been pointed out as the first hominid to leave the African continent and start the spread around the world. In many ways the Homo...
Defining and explaining bipedalism
By: Billy B. Bob
Bipedalism in Humans and ChimpanzeesHumans exhibit habitual bipedalism. Chimps, on the other hand, exhibit facultative bipedalism. This simply means that a chimp can walk bipedaly for short distances, if needed. Humans are obligate bipeds. Due to our upright form of locomotion, this creates anatomical differences...
By: Dave Franklin
The Neanderthals are an important part of mankind's past. Being our closest pre-historic relatives. For 200,000 years they dominated they area geographically described as Eurasia, that is the continued landmass on which the continents of Europe and Asia sit. They managed to poke their...
By: Sally Morem
"The theory of evolution by cumulative natural selection is the only theory we know of that is in principle capable of explaining the existence of organized complexity." -Richard DawkinsThese are bold words. In order for us to assess them for accuracy, we must unpack...
What is evolution?
By: Amanda Cook - 470195
Evolution=Theory. There are many theories including biblical and scientific. The one that is hardest to believe is evolution. There are those that believe that humans evolved from monkeys. According to Charles Darwin, who was an English naturalist. He had the idea that all species of...
An overview of prehistoric Asia
By: Abby Way
Asia might be exoticized and romanticized in modern times, but many people have no idea what prehistoric Asia was like.Humanity is thought to have begun in Africa. In the Paleolithic time period, around fifty to seventy thousand years ago, some Homo sapiens began to...
Anthropology: Introduction to the four subfields
By: Daniel J. Gansle
Anthropology is a social science dedicated to the study of the human race. Literally translated, anthropology means the study of (-ology) humanity (anthropos). Anthropology is a very broad-based, big-picture field of academia that studies everything from a culture's food gathering methods, waste disposal, social structures...

 

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