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physical anthropology

[′fiz·ə·kəl ‚an·thrə′päl·ə·jē]
(anthropology)
The science that deals with the biological aspects of humankind and their relation to historical or cultural aspects. Also known as biological anthropology.

physical anthropology

See ANTHROPOLOGY.
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sanctuary with grasslands and a large forest, 11 of 15 bonobos used researcher-provided branches, stones and deer antlers as tools to retrieve food that had either been buried underground, placed in hard containers or inserted in holes drilled in animal bones, Roffman's group reported in the September American Journal of Physical Anthropology.
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She performed with American Concert Ballet and a California-based opera company, and attended the University of California at Los Angeles, earning a degree in physical anthropology.
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Assuming no background in physical anthropology, this 9x11" undergraduate textbook keeps students engaged with a conversational writing style, discussion of the author's own experiences, and an appealing design (enhanced for this second edition) featuring color photos, images, illustrations, and maps on every page, plus five two-page spreads offering visual representations of evolutionary processes, and a sturdy, laminated color foldout timeline of human evolution.
7 in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology, is based on analyses of genetic and morphological data collected from live-captured monkeys over the past decade.
The study has been published online in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology.
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Mathews teaches courses in archaeology and physical anthropology at Trinity University.
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