biological anthropology

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biological anthropology

[‚bī·ə¦läj·i·kəl ‚an·thrə′päl·ə·jē]
(anthropology)
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The summer of the following year, 1978, Marvin Allison spent another research period (in Chile) and fate, through the student employment office at Universidad del Norte, lead him to meet Bernardo Arriaza, which awakened in the latter an impulse to develop a research career in the field of bioanthropology and paleopathology.
The Xavante in transition: health, ecology and bioanthropology in Centrla Brazil.
They work side-by-side with Sonia Guillen, a renowned archaeologist and director of Centro Mallqui, the Bioanthropology Foundation of Peru.
From their perspectives in archaeology, archaeolinguistics, ethnolinguistics, and bioanthropology they explore such topics as migration in fluid social landscapes, movement and the unsettling of the Pueblos, using cognitive semantics to relate Mesa Verde archaeology to modern Pueblo languages, loanword histories and the demography of migration, migration in anthropological genetics, and evolutionary models of migration in human prehistory and their anthropological significance.
We registered the dental chart elaborated by the Bioanthropology Laboratory at the Archaeological Museum in UPTC in Tunja, inventoried the type of dentition, teeth present and missing, presence of dental plaque; registry of the pathological profile using cavities and fistulas as indicators and, finally, establishing the partial odontometry of anterior teeth (11).
The woman could have been a servant but probably didn't do a lot of manual labor, given the condition of her joints, said Gerald Conlogue, co-director of the Bioanthropology Research Institute at Quinnipiac.
Taphonomic indicators and detailed environmental/climatic reconstructions are billed as vital for re-evaluating the big questions in Australian prehistory, questions that provide the core structure of the book with chapters dedicated to: initial colonisation, early settlement, Pleistocene extinctions, bioanthropology of first Australians, life in the Pleistocene, and Tasmania.
Santos (2002) The Xavante in Transition: Health, Ecology, and Bioanthropology in Central Brazil.
The results of the project will serve as the foundation for a whole new generation of research and advances in science, medicine, energy, agriculture, the environment, bioanthropology, and more.