Human Evolution by The Smithsonian Institution's Human Origins Program. Center for the Study of Human Origins @ NYU. The Center for the Study of Human Origins (CSHO) in the Department of Anthropology at New York University was inaugurated in 2002.
Its mission is to enhance and facilitate research on all fields of biological anthropology and archaeology that are broadly related to the study of human origins and evolution from a biological and cultural perspective. The aim is to foster and support multidisciplinary investigations, with an emphasis on the development of collaborative projects, international fieldwork, and state-of-the-art laboratory research. Faculty members associated with the Center currently work on aspects of primate and human paleontology, skeletal biology and comparative anatomy, molecular primatology, population genetics, primate socioecology and conservation, Paleolithic archaeology, zooarchaeology, and the origins of symbolism, complex societies, and cities and states. Hominids. TalkOrigins Archive: Exploring the Creation/Evolution Controversy. Sahelanthropus tchadensis - Toumai - Sahelanthropus.com. Leakey.com - 100 Years of the Leakey Family in East Africa.
Fossil Hominids: the evidence for human evolution. Scientific Identity: Portraits from the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology. Images for Chapter 20 Hominids. Timing the origin of New World monkeys. Mol Biol Evol (2003) 20: 1620-5.
Timing the origin of New World monkeys. CG Schrago, CA Russo The origin of New World monkeys (Infraorder Platyrrhini) has been an extensively debated issue. In this study, we analyzed mitochondrial genomes from Cebus (Platyrrhini), Homo, Hylobates, Pan, Pongo (Hominoids), Macaca, Papio (Cercopithecoids), and Tarsius (outgroup) to investigate this matter. Two distinct methodologies were employed on mitochondrial genes to estimate divergence times: the traditional likelihood ratio test performed in ML analyses of individual and concatenated gene sequences and the recent multigene Bayesian approach.