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palaeoanthropology

(ˌpælɪəʊˌænθrəˈpɒlədʒɪ)
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(Anthropology & Ethnology) the branch of anthropology concerned with primitive man
ˌpalaeoˌanthroˈpologist n
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Noun1.palaeoanthropology - the scientific study of human fossilspalaeoanthropology - the scientific study of human fossils
vertebrate paleontology - the paleontology of vertebrates
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Paleoanthropologists believe the first hominins left Africa about 1.
In fact, the range on campus is astounding, with biology researchers printing protein models to see how they might fit together and paleoanthropologists recreating the skull of an ancient ancestor that lived 2 million years ago.
The research gives support to a longtime contention by some paleoanthropologists that certain ancient skeletons might represent human-Neandertal mixes.
IT WAS once a known fact to paleoanthropologists that there were humans in Africa, with bigger brains and bodies and were equipped with advanced tool kits, who left the continents a million years ago.
Morphological comparison of canid skulls now leads Shipman and some other paleoanthropologists to believe that dogs first became genetically and behaviorally distinct from wolves 36,000 years ago.
Paleoanthropologists concluded the species buried its dead, a trait previously believed to be uniquely human, through a process of elimination -- a common approach in a field which often only has old bones to rely on.
Paleoanthropologists concluded it buried its dead -- a trait previously believed to be uniquely human -- through a process of deduction.
Paleoanthropologists generally fall into one of two camps on the cause of evolutionary changes in the human cranial base.
13 ( ANI ): Paleoanthropologists are exploring a Rising Star Cave at a site in South Africa, dubbed the 'Cradle of Humankind,' to find early humans' fossilized specimens.
Our friend Richard Leakey (recipient of the 2013 Isaac Asimov Science Award) is a pioneer in the growing throng of paleoanthropologists who have made this narrative not only possible but plausible.
Paleoanthropologists of the University of Zurich in collaboration with Georgian colleagues in Dmanisi in the south of Georgia have found the intact skull of an early human being.
Paleoanthropologists have argued over just how to classify these extinct hominins.