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M Šešelj – American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 2017
… In 1925, in describing the stages of dental eruption of the Taung child, Raymond Dart noted that
its stage of dental development corresponded anatomically to a modern human six-year-old
(Dart, 1925). … 2 Materials and methods. 2.1 Modern human reference samples. …
D Uribelarrea, D Martín-Perea, F Díez-Martín… – Palaeogeography, …, 2017
… b Institute of Evolution in Africa (IDEA), Covarrubias 36, 28010 Madrid, Spain; c Department of
Prehistory and Archaeology, University of … FLK-W site was discovered by TOPPP (The Olduvai
Paleoanthropology and Paleoecology Project) in 2012 after years of geological research …
Functional morphology, biomechanics and the retrodiction of early hominin diets
FE Grine, DJ Daegling – Comptes Rendus Palevol, 2017
A fundamental axiom that underlies evolutionary biomechanics maintains that natural selection
has adapted skeletal and dental morphologies to facilitate functio.