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see anthropologyanthropology,
classification and analysis of humans and their society, descriptively, culturally, historically, and physically. Its unique contribution to studying the bonds of human social relations has been the distinctive concept of culture.
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; human evolutionhuman evolution,
theory of the origins of the human species, Homo sapiens. Modern understanding of human origins is derived largely from the findings of paleontology, anthropology, and genetics, and involves the process of natural selection (see Darwinism).
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one of the group of populations regarded as constituting humanity. The differences that have historically determined the classification into races are predominantly physical aspects of appearance that are generally hereditary.
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Stringer, one of the researchers who established the now extremely well-proven theory that Homo sapiens evolved in Africa, was not involved in the new dating work but accepts the findings are "a huge breakthrough".
Members from the same research team published a new paper Wednesday in which they analyzed 20 crania of Homo sapiens fossils from different geological periods and concluded that the present-day configuration of our brains was reached only between 100,000 and 35,000 years ago.
Homo sapiens first appeared in Africa, with the earliest-known fossils roughly 300,000 years old.
Skull Structure: Homo sapiens Neanderthalensis coexisted with H.
This will help us to understand in what directions Homo sapiens spread from Africa.
Its book, "The Age of Homo Sapiens Sapiens: Heaven or Hell," covers it all--drugs, romance, sex, violence, guns, bombs, murder, crime, religion, personal finance, government politics, business economics, history, geography, science, philosophy, gender relations, race relations, international relations, love, hate, war, peace, space colonization, futurism, music, poetry, and so on.
Se suponia que cuando los Homo sapiens encontraron a los neandertales en Europa se produjo una competencia por los recursos alimentarios, que termino en la extincion de nuestros primos incomodos, ya que las nuevas tecnologias de nuestros antepasados y sus mejores aptitudes para la caza determinaron su supervivencia.
Is that date early enough that the split could have happened when Homo sapiens was first emerging, rather than after our species was well-established?
The first Homo sapiens showed up in Europe about 60,000 years ago - just a blip on the cosmic calendar.
We once shared our planet with other species of hominid, who were stronger, more numerous and better evolved than homo sapiens.
From the 1970s onward, archaeologists based their idea of the Paleolithic revolution on artifacts from Europe, where they had found fossils of Homo sapiens with Upper Paleolithic tools dating back 35,000 years, and Homo neanderthalensis and other protohumans with earlier tools.
Ancient members of our species, Homo sapiens, would probably have won long-distance races, while Neandertals might have dominated hilly courses and jumping events.