Introduction to prehistoric art
By: Mildred Larson
Many prehistorians have queried whether the limits of man's self-expression had been reached by the magnificent cultures that flourished at the end of the ice age. One such culture was that of the people inhabiting the region that is now France and Spain sometime between...
What is evolution?
By: Judith Bonawitz
I think evolution is funny. I'll tell you why. ( Evolution is defined as the process by which different kinds of living organisms are believed to have developed, especially by natural selection, gradual development, chemistry the given off of a gaseous product or of heat...
By: Richard Sprigg - 416921
Any article that deals with the field of Paleoanthropology must, of necessity, take account of the disparate views that exist at the highest levels on this subject.In this article, I shall attempt to delineate the opposing views without any intentional bias towards one side...
Tool-making hominids: Zinjanthropus boisei
By: G E Barr
OH5 aka THE NUTCRACKER MANMary Douglas Nicol Leakey was born in Great Britain. Her father was a painter and so her family moved quite often. In 1926, Mary's father died and it affected her deeply. She was repeatedly expelled from school and so her mother...
Anthropology: Introduction to the four subfields
By: Sarah Kiko
Anthropology is, according to the American Heritage Dictionary, "the scientific study of the origin, the behavior, and the physical, social, and cultural development of humans". The word Anthropology derives from the Greek "anthropos", meaning "human". It falls under the broad spectrum of Social Sciences, along...
By: Michael Fassbender
The Neolithic is the most recent phase of the period loosely known as the Stone Age. The term "Stone Age" itself is now considered to be too generic to be of any real use in anthropological work, but its traditional subsets, the Palaeolithic, Mesolithic and...
By: Jonte Rhodes
Neanderthals were a sub species of human that lived in much of Europe and Asia from around 130,000 years ago. They disappeared completely around 25,000 years ago with the migration of Cro-Magnon man into their previous territories, although had started to recede from...
Neanderthals lacked projectile weapons
By: Gary C. Gibson
Some new studies suggest that Neanderthals hadn't projectile weapons. An article in Discover (see below)notes that Africans either have not used spear throwing technologies historically (such as axlatls). This is something like claiming that the French did not have long bows and the English did...
By: G E Barr
THE CONTINUOUS BIG BANGEye, hand coordination, we take for granted. Some of us are more gifted than others in this area due to an imagination. The evolution of the imagination is real. No doubt about it. DaVinci imagined a helicopter hundreds of years before one...
By: Jonte Rhodes
Neanderthals were a comparible species to modern humans in many ways, and although were physically different in some ways, were thought to be very similar to humans. One of the major technological and developmental differences however is that Neanderthals were not thought to have ever...

 

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