Tracking research into human origins, from the field to the laboratory.
About the site
Who is John Hawks?
Search the site
My YouTube channel
© 2017 John Hawks
john hawks weblog
posts tagged with "development"
Link: Looking for rickets in dental histomorphology
A new approach relies on the effects of vitamin D for dentin production.
20 Jul 2016
Notable: Brain growth in Homo erectus
Looking at the youngest known Homo erectus skull may give clues about the evolution of brain development in ancient humans.
14 Mar 2015
Notable: Synchotron analysis of early hominin teeth
A large study of enamel growth in juvenile teeth of early hominins shows an impressive level of diversity.
18 Feb 2015
Link: Ed Yong looks at limb buds
A team of developmental geneticists uncover the Turing interaction underlying finger development.
02 Aug 2014
Delayed maturation and Australopithecus robustus
A Twitter question leads to an investigation of some literature and orangutan and gorilla development.
30 Jul 2014
01 Aug 2013
Microchimerism and selection
09 Feb 2013
The workings of leprosy
18 Jan 2013
10 Nov 2012
Building bigger dolphin brains
11 Sep 2012
Fly larva growing in 3-D
07 Jun 2012
05 May 2012
25 Mar 2012
Anthropology 105, lecture 7: Eyes
Illustrating phylogeny and evolutionary convergence using trichromacy and eye development
25 Feb 2012
09 Feb 2012
Looking over a Neandertal's shoulder
A study of the glenoid fossa finds a pattern across the genus Homo, and similarities between a Vindija specimen and more recent humans
07 Jan 2012
09 Nov 2011
A lab station introducing the Taung specimen and considering its age.
25 Oct 2011
Aging juvenile fossil hominins
Laboratory exercise giving the opportunity to examine the development of juvenile hominin jaws.
25 Oct 2011
Laboratory exercise discussing the basics of dental attrition.
23 Oct 2011
Long bone development
Laboratory exercise introducing bone development
23 Oct 2011
Laboratory exercise introducing eruption of deciduous dentition in humans and primates.
17 Oct 2011
Chimp brains don't shrink with age
22 Aug 2011
Blueprints and recipes
17 May 2011
12 Apr 2011
Developing the sharing sense
21 Mar 2011
Language bootstrapping the brain
01 Mar 2011
Finding hidden incest
11 Feb 2011
Babies and dominance
27 Jan 2011
Questioning the "evolution of an underclass"
29 Jul 2010
06 Jul 2010
National Children's Study update
17 Feb 2010
08 Jan 2010
Qafzeh teeth like Neandertals
23 Nov 2009
"Naughty Neandertals" did what?
24 Sep 2009
Bigger brains, more cancer?
10 Jun 2009
Another Aurignacian Neandertal, or just dinner?
12 May 2009
IQ, brain size and genetics in children
05 Dec 2008
Kids these days... with their gaming, and their Google
04 Dec 2008
National Children's Study
03 Nov 2008
Eye and visual cortex development
03 Nov 2008
Mechanisms of development and body size
12 Mar 2008
Retroviruses, immune responses, and vertebrate evolution
08 Feb 2008
The lateral brain-tail connection
25 Apr 2007
How modern is "modern tooth development"?
26 Mar 2007
Game theory and developmental robusticity
02 Mar 2007
Ninety percent of your brain is (not) useless
30 Jan 2007
MicroRNA regulation is biased toward development
20 Jan 2007
Neandertal tooth development and somatic development
27 Nov 2006
Baby monkey see...
07 Sep 2006
Developing that TV sensibility
05 Sep 2006
Setting the neural path of development
24 Jul 2006
Attractive women have high estrogen?
04 Nov 2005
Dental growth in early Homo
15 Mar 2005
art in science
history of anthropology