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palaeoanthropology

Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of paleanthropology.

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  • n. the scientific study of human fossils

Etymologies

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palaeo- +‎ anthropology

Examples

  • Representing modern crypto-species, or for that matter the categories of palaeoanthropology, as a simple survival of the European wildman obscures both the radical transformation of the mediaeval figure and the emergence of approaches that, engaging with evolutionary biology and other scientific disciplines, provide evidence against the existence of a crypto-species, as well as evidence in support.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • What may be the definitive most interdisciplinary work in a debate that has been raging in palaeoanthropology for two years will be published in Anatomical Record.

    Science

  • Dawkins on the other hand has clearly never touched a book on palaeoanthropology in his life.

    Richard Dawkins - Witchfinder General

  • It was surely Professor Dart's pioneering spirit and his supreme courage in championing the human traits of the Taung Child that spurred other sterling efforts in the field of palaeontology and palaeoanthropology so that we can now boldly proclaim that the

    Address at the official opening of the Maropeng Visitor Centre

  • The debate over the causes of their extinction and their relation to modern humans is one of the most passionate in the field of palaeoanthropology.

    Brothers or Cousins?

  • Post-Medieval Archaeology in Britain (1990), by David Crossley, who teaches archaeology and economic history at the University of Sheffield, and The Archaeology of Australia's History (1990), by Graham Connah, professor of archaeology and palaeoanthropology at the University of New England in Armidale, Australia, synthesize the results of work in Great Britain and Australia, respectively, and provide useful introductions to the types of sites that have been explored.

    Books: The Blooming of Historical Archaeology

  • Broom, Dr John Robinson, Professor Phillip Tobias and Dr Bob Brain have all made significant contributions to the study of palaeoanthropology, and we are excited by the potential offered by new generations of scientists working in the same field, in a spirit of collaboration.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Print 'Human ancestor' replicas arrive in London It is currently the hottest topic in palaeoanthropology, and visitors to London's Natural History Museum can now get to see what all the fuss is about.

    BBC News - Home

  • The fossil's extraordinary state of preservation encouraged scientists to fully exploit a non-destructive tool called X-ray synchrotron microtomography, which has revolutionised palaeontology and even more palaeoanthropology in the last decade.

    EurekAlert! - Breaking News

  • The fossil's extraordinary state of preservation encouraged scientists to exploit a non-destructive tool called X-ray synchrotron microtomography, which has revolutionised palaeontology and palaeoanthropology in the last decade.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

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