All posts tagged with morphometrics

African origins and phenotypic variance

5 minute read

I just read the new paper by Philipp Gunz and colleagues, titled, “Early modern human diversity suggests subdivided population structure and a complex out-of...

Proximal radius variation in hominoids

3 minute read

Patel (2005) examines the morphology of the proximal radius in different species of apes. He sets the work into the context of earlier work on hominid posit...

Selection and drift in early Homo

7 minute read

Ackermann and Cheverud (2004) consider the pattern of selection necessary to change a nonrobust australopithecine cranium (i.e. Sts 5) into a robust austral...