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Ancestor's dinners gives new insight into NZ biodiversity - Radio New Zealand


Radio New Zealand
Scientists have been examining the eating habits of our ancestors to study the impact early humans have had on New Zealand's biodiversity. Excavation site at Awamoa Photo: Shar Briden, Absolute Archaeology Limited, Dunedin. They've been looking at ...

Ancestor

United States

Scientists have found skeletons of a human species that grew no larger than a three-year-old modern child. The species lived ...

Ardipithecus ramidus - Science Magazine
United States

Learn about the early hominid species Ardipithecus ramidus, commonly know by the Ardi fossil. These 4.4 million year old hominid ...

The Lophophore
United States

Information on this complex feeding structure possessed by members of the groups Brachiopoda, Bryozoa, and Phoronida and the likelihood that ...

Aurochs
United States

Information from Wikipedia on Bos primigenius, a species of extinct wild cattle and the ancestor of domestic cattle.

Foundation for the Preservation and Protection of the Przewalski Horse
Netherlands

Dedicated to the conservation of the Takh, the last surviving wild ancestor of the domestic horse.

Phylogeny of Life, The
United States

Allows users to navigate through the Three Domains of Life classification system and explore the ancestor/descendant relationships which connect all ...

Australia

Article about a discovery, made by a University of Melbourne-led team, that goannas and iguanas are venomous and share a ...

Early Hominids
United States

Radio report about a research team's discovery, in a Pleistocene cave site in Atapuerca, Spain, of a new species of ...

Adaptive Radiation and Hybridization in the Hawaiian Silversword Alliance
United States

Looks at how this species, exhibiting an extraordinary range of anatomical, morphological, and ecological adaptations, evolved from a single ancestor ...

History of Molecular Evolution
United States

Information from Wikipedia on the emergence of this field of study following the rise of molecular biology and the advent ...

Speciation in Rapidly Diverging Systems: Lessons From Lake Malawi
United States

Examines the cichlid fishes of Lake Malawi, which have radiated from a single ancestor into more than 400 species over ...

COMPARE 4.6b: Phylogenetic Comparative Methods
United States

Computer software for the phylogenetic analysis of comparative data.

Discovering Ardi - Discovery Channel
United States

Peruse the Ardipithecus Handbook, an interactive guide to the oldest skeleton from our branch of the primate family tree. Also, ...

Human Evolution: Interpreting Evidence
United States

See how three leading paleoanthropologists: Meave Leakey, Ian Tattersall, and Tim White compare the fossil record. The Museum of Science ...

Human Origins
United Kingdom

The Natural History Museum provides a number of short videos on this topic.

Insects Result of Convergent Evolution
United States

Research by a team of Italian and American researchers, led by Dr Francesco Nardi, suggests that not all insects evolved ...

Human Evolution from Ape to Technological Man
United States

Traces origins from ape ancestors such as Australopithecus to modern man. Talks about Neanderthals and their relationship to the gorilla ...

Reference.com - Cladistics
United States

Cladistics or phylogenetic systematics , an approach to the classification of living things in which organisms are defined and grouped ...

Biology of Extremophiles Laboratory - Universit? de Paris-Sud XI
France

Studying Archaea and hyperthermophilic bacteria living at temperatures close to 100-C.

Evolution of Life
France

Celebrates the 150th anniversary of the publication of Darwin's "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection" and ...

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