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7. Human teeth and their history

7. Human teeth and their history  

Peter S. Ungar

in Teeth: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2014
Published Online: 
Mar 2014
eISBN: 
9780191779862
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199670598.003.0007
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chapter
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9780199670598
Why do humans have such widespread dental disease and orthodontic disorders compared with other species? ‘Human teeth and their history’ shows that the answer is rooted in our evolutionary ... More
8. Of molecules and man

8. Of molecules and man  

Keith Thomson

in Fossils: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2005
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776090
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192805041.003.0008
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chapter
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9780192805041
‘Of molecules and man’ considers human evolution and the use of modern DNA analysis to fill in the gaps in the phylogeny of Homo sapiens. Human fossils show us how our forebears lived, ... More
Prehistory: A Very Short Introduction

Prehistory: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

Chris Gosden

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2018
Published Online: 
Jun 2018
eISBN: 
9780191841705
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198803515.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780198803515
Prehistory covers the period of some four million years before the start of written history, when our earliest ancestors, the Australopithecines, existed in Africa. Prehistory: A Very Short ... More
Human Evolution: A Very Short Introduction

Human Evolution: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

Bernard Wood

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2019
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Jun 2019
eISBN: 
9780191869600
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198831747.001.0001
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book
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9780198831747
Human Evolution: A Very Short Introduction traces the history of palaeoanthropology from its beginnings in the 18th century to the very latest fossil finds. In this new edition ... More
6. Archaic and transitional hominins

6. Archaic and transitional hominins  

Bernard Wood

in Human Evolution: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2019
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Jun 2019
eISBN: 
9780191869600
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198831747.003.0006
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9780198831747
‘Archaic and transitional hominins’ considers the fossil species that almost certainly belong to the hominin clade, but which are still a long way from being like modern humans. The fossils ... More
9. The future of human evolution

9. The future of human evolution  

Bernard Wood

in Human Evolution: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2019
Published Online: 
Jun 2019
eISBN: 
9780191869600
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198831747.003.0009
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198831747
What are the next few decades likely to bring in terms of new evidence about human evolution? Are modern humans still evolving, and if so, what changes are we likely to see? ‘The future of ... More

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