All posts tagged with Sima de los Huesos

Notable: Sima de los Huesos taphonomy

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Notable paper: Sala, Nohemi, Juan-Luis Arsuaga, Ignacio Martínez and Ana Gracia-Téllez (2015) Breakage patterns in Sima de los Huesos (Atapuerca, Spain) hom...

The Denisova-Sima de los Huesos connection

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I direct your attention to a new paper by Mattias Meyer and colleagues describing a mitochondrial DNA sequence from Sima de los Huesos, Spain (Meyer et al. 2...

Anthropology 105, lecture 8: Ears

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This lecture uses the auditory system to illustrate Mendelian inheritance. First the earlobes – a classic example in teaching laboratories, where attached ea...

Stature estimates for Sima de los Huesos

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Jos-Miguel Carretero and colleagues Carretero:stature:2012 report on the lengths of long bones from Sima de los Huesos, Spain. I’ve long been hoping this res...

Meet Homo heidelbergensis

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The Mauer mandible comes from just southeast of Heidelberg, Germany, and was found in ancient sands deposited just more than 600,000 years ago. Upon its desc...