lecture Sept 16 Human evolution II

lecture Sept 16 Human evolution II - After this lecture...

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1 Hobbits and Neanderthals After this lecture. . You should know ± Who Neanderthals were ± How they fit into human evolution Homo erectus ± 1.9-1.5 mya ± 600-1251cc ± Europe, Africa, Asia ± Neanderthal, general ± 175 000-30 000 years ago ± 1200-1700cc ± Bipedal, muscular, adapted to cold climate ± Europe and Middle East ± Lived contemporary to Homo erectus and later Homo sapiens
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2 ± Neanderthal environment ± Neanderthal morphology La Chapel es aux Saints La Ferassie Neanderthal morphology Neanderthal morphology ± Body ± Cold adaptation Neanderthal morphology
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Neanderthal examples ± shanidar, vindidsj, neander valley, krapina, le moustier, skhul, kebara Neanderthal examples ± Neanderthal valley ± 40 000 years Neanderthal examples ± Krapina C http://www.modernhumanorigins.net/krapinac.html ± Gibraltar 1 Ancient DNA ± Genetic analysis from “old bones” (animal or human) (organic material) ± DNA degraded ± Problems with contamination Neandertal DNA ± 1997 Krings et al. ± 2003- Barbujani et al.
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