Neandertal


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Neandertal

or

Neanderthal

(nāän`dərtäl'), small valley, W Germany, E of Düsseldorf. In 1856 remains of Neanderthal manNeanderthal man
or Neandertal man
, a species of Homo, the genus to which contemporary humans belong, known as H. neandertalensis after Neanderthal (now Neandertal), Germany, the valley where the first specimen to be identified was found.
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 were discovered there.
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Pero, como senalo el apartado 3, no hay evidencia de nudos en el registro arqueologico neandertal.
The team concluded that the volcanic blasts helped wiped out the local Neandertal population.
In fact, Neandertal injuries are remarkably traumatic and frequent and have been compared with, of all people, those of modern rodeo riders--people who are in close proximity to large and unfriendly animals.
The complete article, "Targeted Investigation of the Neandertal Genome by Array-Based Sequence Capture," is available at www.
Como ejemplo se senala el aumento del volumen cerebral en los homininos, como el chimpance y el gorila con 400 centimetros cubicos (cc) en promedio; el Homo habilis que vivio hace dos millones de anos, con 640 cc; el Homo erectus de hace un millon de anos, con 855 cc; el Homo neanderthalensis de hace 400 mil anos con una capacidad craneal de 1 500 cc; y el actual Homo sapiens, con 1 300 cc, es decir menos que el neandertal, pero con una mejor evolucion.
The publicity helped to sear the image of the brutish Neandertal into the public's mind--so much so that even after subsequent studies determined the Old Man had arthritis and suffered from other abnormalities, it was too late to break the caveman stereotype.
Considering their age and Neandertal-like features, the Sima hominins were likely related to the population ancestral to both Neandertals and Denisovans.
We've been studying scratch marks on Neandertal teeth, but in all cases they were isolated teeth, or teeth in mandibles not directly associated with skeletal material," said Frayer.
The results were surprising: not everyone had the same Neandertal connection.
En el ano 2003 se completo el desciframiento del genoma de la especie humana, en 2005 el del chimpance, y ya esta en marcha el desciframiento del genoma del llamado hombre de Neandertal.
Carnivora en su mayoria la ingesta del ejemplar de Spy, pero mucho mas vegetariana la del neandertal de El Sidron, la imagen que se tenia de nuestros primos hermanos como seres que vivian en exclusiva de la caza se tambalea.
Neandertal groups explored the cave's dark recesses, where they assembled stalagmite pieces into complex configurations, archaeologist Jacques Jaubert of the University of Bordeaux in France and colleagues report in the June 2 Nature.