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. Choice: Educational Sites; Link Sites; Other Sites of Interest Educational Sites Fossil Hominids **** (1) A site aimed at refuting creationist claims.
As such it includes a thorough summary of current evidence about human evolution plus a detailed section on recent developments. From the Talk Origins Archive. Fossil Evidence for Human Evolution in China *** (2) Presents the evidence for human evolution in China with maps, a picture gallery, a time line and links to masses of other information on human evolution.
Lectures in Human Evolution *** (3) Excellent text based summary of the subject. Boxgrove Man *** (4) The story of Boxgrove Man who lived in Southern England about half a million years ago. Human Evolution *** (5) Excellent summary, with evolutionary chart, tools, sites and a map of hominid dispersal. Hunting Hominids *** (6) A series of articles on hominids which provide an excellent basic description of the scientific methodology involved. Becoming Human *** (8) With images. 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. General links Australopithecines Orrorin The new skull from Chad: Sahelanthropus The skull.
National Geographic News. Later australopithecines Cladogram of australopithecines. Ardipithecus, Australopithecus anamensis Skull of anamensis. Footprints at Laetoli Australopithecus afarensis Australopithecus in South Africa Site of Sterkfontein Australopithecus africanus Robust Australopithecines Australopithecus garhi Image of A. garhi. Stone Tools Oldowan artefact. BROWSE the SARC (Stone Age Reference Collection) The Appearance of Homo Early species of Homo The skull KNM-ER-1470. Homo from Dmanisi, Georgia Homo erectus Skull OH9 from Olduvai Gorge. Homo erectus and fire: Tools of Homo erectus The little people from Flores Homo antecessor Homo antecessor is a name given to fossils from Spain about 780,000 years old. Homo heidelbergensis Beautifully crafted hunting spears were made by H. heidelbergensis in Germany around 400,000 BP. Homo heidelbergensis hunting . Neanderthals Neanderthal music? 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.