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Unformatted text preview: Dna is long molecular chain of units called nucleotides Genetic info is coded in a sequence of nucleotides in the individual gene There are 50000 genes Biomolecular clock-looking at rate in which things change Mitochondrial DNA-only from mother Competing theories-out of Africa theory-multiregional theory (continuity)-evolution occurred in several places and interbreeding kept groups similar homo sapiens sapiens upper Paleolithic-ca 40-10000 BP fully modern appear in Europe and spread globally new technological and cultural innovations • stone blade tools • increased use of bone, antler, ivory, wood • spearthrowers (atlatls), bow and arrow • appearance of art and decoration • domestication caves-paleolithic art portable art-carvingsm figurines, shaped or decolorated pieces that can be transported cave of Lascaux-600 paintings and 1500 engravings meaning of art-fertility, abundance, bounty of nature hunting, rites and ritual...
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- Fall '10
- Biological Anthropology, Homo Sapiens, Homo sapiens DNA, homo floresiensis-sophisticated tools, small brain homo