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- Anatomy of the Australopithecus scapula and evolution of the human shoulder : insights from a new fossil specimen, KSD-VP-1/1g2011Stephanie Marie Melillo.Striding bipedalism is a mode of locomotion that defines our lineage. Bipedality freed the hands, arms and shoulders from the mechanical constraints of locomotion, an evolutionary innovation that has had an obvious impact on our species' fitness. As I will discuss in this dissertation, the shoulder blade (scapula) is shaped to optimize use of the upper limb in certain positions. Our closest living relatives (chimpanzees and gorillas) possess adaptations that likely increase efficiency in overhead use of the arms, as in forearm suspension or vertical climbing. The modern human shoulder, on the other hand, lacks such adaptations. This difference may reflect an evolutionary change in shape that occurred as our ancestors transitioned to a terrestrial way of life and became increasingly dexterous, eventually losing ancestral adaptations. On the other hand, recent discoveries suggest our lineage may have never possessed adaptations to suspension. Fossils from the shoulder of our early human ancestors are scarce. A recently discovered partial skeleton from Woranso-Mille (Afar Depression, Ethiopia), KSD-VP-1/1, preserves the oldest and most complete scapula of an adult Australopithecus afarensis individual. The intended contribution of this dissertation is to provide a comparative description of the new scapula (KSD-VP-1/1g) and to detail its implications for our understanding of anatomy and adaptation in the Australopithecus shoulder, and the evolutionary history of the modern human shoulder more generally.
- 2012 Wileyby Ethne Barnes.pt. I. Axial skeleton. A. Skull. A-1. Cranial vault development. Cranial vault anomalies -- A-2. Face development. Facial anomalies -- A-3. External auditory meatus and tympanic plate development. External auditory meatus and tympanic plate anomalies -- A-4. Stylohyoid chain development. Stylohyoid chain anomalies -- A-5. Skull base development. Skull base anomalies -- Occipital-cervical (O-C) border development -- B. Vertebral column. Vertebral column development -- Vertebral column anomalies -- C. Ribs. Rib development -- Rib anomalies -- D. Sternum. Sternum development -- Sternum anomalies and variations -- pt. II. Appendicular skeleton. E. Upper limbs. Upper limb development. Shoulder girdle segment. E-1. Clavicle development. Clavicle anomalies -- E-2. Scapula development. Scapula anomalies -- Arm segment -- E-3. Humerus development. Humerus anomalies -- Forearm and hand segments -- Paraxial development -- E-4. Radius and ulna development. Radius and ulna anomalies -- E-5. Carpus development. Carpal anomalies -- E-6. Digital development. Digital anomalies -- F. Lower limbs. Lower limb development -- Pelvic girdle segment -- F-1. Innominate development. Innominate anomalies -- Thigh segment -- F-2. Femur development. Femur anomalies -- F-3. Patella development. Patella anomalies -- Lower leg and foot segments -- Paraxial development -- F-4. Tibia and fibula development. Tibia and fibula anomalies -- F-5. Tarsus development. Tarsal anomalies -- F-6. Digital development. Digital anomalies.
- 2015 SpringerAndrea Piccioli, Valentina Gazzaniga, Paola Catalano.Part I: 1 The study of ancient bone remains -- 2 Study and data description -- Part II: 3 Traumatic pathologies -- 4 Joint degenerative pathologies -- 5 Oncologic pathologies -- 6 Infective and Metabolic Diseases.
- 2007 Springeredited by Shara E. Bailey, Jean-Jacques Hublin.Dental evolution and dental morphology: Introduction / S.E. Bailey -- Patterns of molar variation in great apes and their implications for hominin taxonomy / V. Pilbrow -- Trends in postcanine occlusal morphology within the hominin clade : the case of Paranthropus / S.E. Bailey and B.A. Wood -- Maxillary molars cusp morphology of South African australopithecines / J. Moggi-Cecchi and S. Boccone -- Gran Dolina-TD6 and Sima de los Huesos dental samples : preliminary approach to some dental characters of interest for phylogenetic studies / M. Martinón-Torres ... [et al.] -- Neural network analysis by using the Self-Organizing Maps (SOMs) applied to human fossil dental morphology : a new methodology / F. Manni, R. Vargiu and A. Coppa -- Micro-computed tomography of primate molars : methodological aspects of three-dimensional data collection / A.J. Olejniczak, F.E. Grine and L.B. Martin -- HRXCT analysis of hominoid molars : a quantitative volumetric analysis and 3D reconstruction of coronal enamel and dentin / D.G. Gantt, J. Kappelman and R.A. Ketcham -- Dental microstructure and life history: Introduction / R. Macchiarelli and S.E. Bailey -- Inferring primate growth, development and life history from dental microstructure : the case of the extinct Malagasy lemur, Megaladapis / G.T. Schwartz, L.R. Godfrey and P. Mahoney -- Histological study of an upper incisor and molar of a bonobo (Pan paniscus) individual / F. Ramirez Rossi and R.S. Lacruz -- New perspectives on chimpanzee and human molar crown development / T.M. Smith ... [et al.] -- Portable confocal scanning optical microscopy of Australopithecus africanus enamel structure / T.G. Bromage ... [et al.] -- Imbricational enamel formation in Neandertals and recent modern humans / D. Guatelli-Steinberg ... [et al.] -- Dental development: Introduction / B.A. Wood -- Of mice and monkeys : quantitative genetic analyses of size variation along the dental arcade / L.J. Hlusko and M.C. Mahaney -- Quantifying variation in human dental development sequences : an evo-devo perspective / J. Braga and Y. Heuze -- Dental calcification stages of the permanent M1 and M2 in U.S. children of African-American and European-American ancestry born in the 1990s / J. Monge ... [et al.] -- A computerized model for reconstruction of dental ontogeny : a new tool for studying evolutionary trends in the dentition / P. Smith ... [et al.] -- Dentition and diet: Introduction / F.E. Grine -- An evaluation of changes in strontium/calcium ratios across the neonatal line in human deciduous teeth / L.T. Humphrey, M.C. Dean and T.E. Jeffries -- Dental topography and human evolution with comments on the diets of Australopithecus africanus and Paranthropus / P.S. Ungar -- Dental microwear and paleoanthropology : cautions and possibilities / M.F. Teaford -- Tooth wear and diversity in early hominid molars : a case study / L. Ulhaas, O. Kullmer and F. Schrenk -- 3-D interferometric microscopy applied to the study of buccal enamel microwear / F. Estebaranz ... [et al.].
- 2014 CRCnetBASEAmanda C Sozer, PhD.1. Human identification through DNA analysis -- 2. Mass fatalities -- 3. Postmortem functions : body recovery and morgue operations -- 4. Antemortem functions : family assistance operations -- 5. Identification of remains -- 6. Identification and collection of biological samples from human remains -- 7. Identification and collection of DNA reference samples -- 8. Application of DNA technology for human identification -- 9. DNA profile analysis and interpretation -- 10. DNA sample, case, and data tracking using information technology tools -- 11. Implementing and maintaining a quality DNA program -- 12. Laboratory development -- 13. Delivering effective training.
- 2006 Springer[edited by] Maria Teschler-Nicola.Foreword / J.H. Schwartz, I. Tattersall -- Szombathy's excavations in the Mladeč Cave and the first presentations of the results / W. Antl-Weiser -- In search of prototypes - historical soft-tissue reconstructions of Mladeč 1 / M. Teschler-Nicola -- The structure of the cave, stratigraphy, and depositional context / J.A. Svoboda -- The Upper Paleolithic finds from the Mladeč Cave / M. Oliva -- Taphonomic aspects of the human remains from the Mladeč Caves / M. Teschler-Nicola -- Large mammal remains from the Mladeč Caves and their contribution to site formation processes / M. Pacher -- ¹⁴C dating of early Upper Palaeolithic human and faunal remains from Mladeč / E.M. Wild ... [et al.] -- Inventory and photo-documentation of the Mladeč hominid remains / M.H. Wolpoff ... [et al.] -- Aurignacian male crania, jaws and teeth from the Mladeč Caves, Moravia, Czech Republic / D.W. Frayer ... [et al.] -- Aurignacian female crania and teeth from the Mladeč Caves, Moravia, Czech Republic / M.H. Wolpoff, D.W. Frayer and J. Jelínek -- Electronic segmentation methods reveal the preservation status and otherwise unobservable features of the Mladeč 1 cranium / H. Prossinger and M. Teschler-Nicola -- The Mladeč 3 infant / N. Minugh-Purvis, Th. Bence Viola and M. Teschler-Nicola -- The human postcranial remains from Mladeč / E. Trinkaus ... [et al.] -- Lost, destroyed or misidentified postcranial specimens from Mladeč / M.H. Wolpoff, D.W. Frayer and J. Jelínek -- External geometry of Mladeč neurocrania compared with anatomically modern humans and Neanderthals / G.W. Weber ... [et al.] -- Pathological alterations and traumas in the human skeletal remains from Mladeč / M. Teschler-Nicola ... [et al.] -- No evidence of Neandertal mtDNA contribution to early modern humans / D. Serre ... [et al.] -- Non-destructive determination of ⁸⁷Sr/⁸⁶Sr isotope ratios in early Upper Paleolithic human teeth from the Mladeč Caves - preliminary results / T. Prohaska ... [et al.].
- 2006 Springeredited by Aurore Schmitt, Eugénia Cunha, and João Pinheiro.
- 2008 CRCnetBASEeditors, Michael W. Warren, Heather A. Walsh-Haney, and Laurel E. Freas.Introduction / Heather Walsh-Haney -- The Anthropology Research Facility, University of Tennessee / Lee Meadows Jantz and Richard L. Jantz -- The forensic anthropology laboratory in a medical examiner setting / Dana Austin and Laura Fulginiti -- Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command's Central Identification Laboratory / Thomas Holland, John Byrd and Vincent Sava -- The University of Indianapolis Archeology & Forensics Laboratory / Stephen P. Nawrocki -- The mass fatality incident morgue : a laboratory for disaster victim identification / Paul S. Sledzik and Patricia J. Kaufmann -- The Repatriation Osteology Laboratory at the Smithsonian Institution / Erica B. Jones and Stephen D. Ousley -- History and collections of the Division of Physical Anthropology, Smithsonian Institution / David R. Hunt -- The LSU Forensic Anthropology and Computer Enhancement Services Laboratory / Mary H. Manhein ... [et al.] -- The working forensic anthropology laboratory / Heather Walsh-Haney, Laurel Freas and Michael Warre.
- 2014 CRCnetBASEedited by Dragan Primorac, M.D., Ph.D., Adjunct Professor of Forensic Science, Eberly College of Science, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA, and Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, University of New Haven, West Haven, CT, USA, Professor of Pediatric Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Split, Split, Croatia and School of Medicine, University of Osijek, Osijek, Croatia; Moses Schanfield, Ph.D., Professor of Science and Anthropology, Department of Forensic Science, George Washington University, Mount Vernon Campus, Washington, D.C., USA.
- 2006 CRCnetBASETosha L. Dupras ... [et al.].
- v. 1-3, 2007. SpringerWinfried Henke, Ian Tattersall, eds. ; in collaboration with Thorolf Hardt.v. 1. Principles, methods and approaches. Historical overview of paleoanthropological research / Winifried Henke -- Evolutionary theory in philosophical focus / Philippe Huneman -- The ontogeny-phylogeny nexus in a nutshell : implications for primatology and paleoanthropology / Peter R. Menke -- Principles of taxonomy and classification : current procedures for naming and classifying organisms / Michael Ohl -- Quantitative approaches to phylogenetics / Kaila E. Folinsbee ... [et al] -- Homology : a philosophical and biological perspective / Olivier Rieppel -- Taphonomic and diagenetic processes / Gisela Grupe -- Archeology / Miriam N. Haidle -- Contribution of stable light isotopes to paleoenvironmental reconstruction / Julia Lee-Thorp, Matt Sponheimer -- Chronometric methods in paleoanthropology / Gunther A. Wagner -- Geological background of early hominid sites in Africa / Ottmar Kullmer -- Paleoclimate / Keith Alverson -- Paleosols / Gregory Retallack -- Quaternary deposits and paleosites / Klaus-Dieter Jager -- Zoogeography : primate and early hominin distribution and migration patterns / Alan Turner, Hannah O'Regan -- Patterns of diversification and extinction / Walter Etter -- Paleoecology : an adequate window on the past? / Thorolf Hardt, Britta Hardt, Peter R. Menke -- Hominin paleodiets : the contribution of stable isotopes / Matt Sponheimer, Julia Lee-Thorp -- Estimation of basic life history data of fossil hominoids / Helmut Hemmer -- Population genetics and paleoanthropology / John H. Relethford -- Ancient DNA / Susanne Hummel -- Paleodemography of extinct hominin populations / Janet Monge, Alan Mann -- Modeling the past : the primatological approach / R.W. Sussman, Donna Hart -- Modeling the past : the paleoethnological evidence / Paolo Biagi -- Modeling the past : the linguistic approach / Bernard Comrie -- General principles of evolutionary morphology / Gabriele A. Macho -- Computer-based reconstruction : technical aspects and applications / Lilian Ulhaas -- Prospects and pitfalls / Jean-Jacques Hublin -- v. 2. Primate evolution and human origins. Primate origins and supraordinal relationships : morphological evidence / Mary T. Silcox ... [et. al] -- Molecular evidence on primate origins and evolution / Hans Zischler -- Fossil record of the primates from the Paleocene to the Oligocene / D. Tab Rasmussen -- Fossil record of Miocene hominoids / David R. Begun -- The biotic environments of the late Miocene hominids / Jordi Agusti -- Postcranial and locomotor adaptations of hominoids / Carol V. Ward -- Hominoid cranial diversity and adaptation / Alan Bilsborough, Todd C. Rae -- Dental adaptations of African apes / Mark F. Teaford, Peter S. Ungar -- Evolution of the primate brain / Dean Falk -- Primate life histories / Elke Zimmermann, Ute Radespiel -- The biology and evolution of ape and monkey feeding / Joanna E. Lambert -- Great ape social systems / Angela Meder -- Primate intelligence / Richard W. Byrne -- Chimpanzee hunting behavior / Nicholas E. Newton-Fisher -- Cooperation, coalition, alliances / Charlotte K. Hemelrijk, Jutta Steinhauser -- v. 3. Phylogeny of hominids. Potential hominoid ancestors for Hominidae / George D. Koufos -- Defining Hominidae / Jeffrey H. Schwartz -- Origins of Homininae and putative selection pressures acting on the early hominins / Boguslaw Pawlowski -- Role of environmental stimuli in hominid origins / Elisabeth S. Vrba -- The origins of bipedal locomotion / William E.H. Harcourt-Smith -- The earliest putative hominids / Brigitte Senut -- The species and diversity of Australopiths / William H. Kimbel -- Defining the genus Homo / Mark Collard, Bernard Wood -- The earliest putative Homo fossils / Friedemann Schrenk, Ottmar Kullmer, Timothy Bromage -- Homo ergaster and its contemporaries / Ian Tattersall -- Defining Homo erectus : size considered / Susan C. Anton ... [et. al] -- Later middle Pleistocene Homo / G. Philip Rightmire -- Neanderthals and their contemporaries / Katerina Harvati -- Origin of modern humans / Gunter Brauer -- Analyzing hominid phylogeny / David Strait, Frederick E. Grine, John G. Fleagle -- Phylogenetic relationships (Biomolecules) / Todd R. Disotell -- Population biology and population genetics of Pleistocene hominins / Alan R. Templeton -- Species concepts and speciation : facts and fantasies / Colin Groves -- Human environmental impact in the Paleolithic and Neolithic / Wolfgang Nentwig -- The dentition of American Indians : evolutionary results and demographic implications following colonization from Siberia / Christy G. Turner II, G. Richard Scott -- Overview of Paleolithic archeology / Nicholas Toth, Kathy Schick -- The network of brain, body, language, and culture / Steven Mithen -- Cultural evolution in Africa and Eurasia during the middle and late Pleistocene / Nicholas Conrad -- Paleoanthropology and the foundation of ethics : methodological remarks on the problem of criteriology / Mathias Gutmann, Michael Weingarten.
- 2007 Springeredited by René Bobe, Zeresenay Alemseged, Anna K. Behrensmeyer.Approaches to the analysis of faunal change during the East African Pliocene / A.K. Behrensmeyer, R. Bobe, and Z. Alemseged -- Environmental hypotheses of Pliocene human evolution / R. Potts -- African Pliocene and Pleistocene cercopithecid evolution and global climatic change / S.R. Frost -- Patterns of change in the Plio-Pleistocene carnivorans of eastern Africa : implications for hominin evolution / M.E. Lewis and L. Werdelin-- Stratigraphic variation in Suidae from the Shungura Formation and some coeval deposits / H.B.S. Cooke -- Patterns of abundance and diversity in late Cenozoic bovids from the Turkana and Hadar Basins, Kenya and Ethiopia / R. Bobe, A.K. Behrensmeyer, G.G. Eck, and J.M. Harris -- Comparability of fossil data and its significance for the interpretation of hominin environments : a case study in the lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia / Z. Alemseged, R. Bobe, and D. Geraads -- The effects of collection strategy and effort on faunal recovery : a case study of the American and French collections from the Shungura Formation, Ethiopia / G.G. Eck -- Serengeti micromammals and their implications for Olduvai paleoenvironments / D.N. Reed -- Taphonomy and paleoecological context of the upper Laetolil Beds (localities 8 and 9), Laetoli in northern Tanzania / C. Musiba, C. Magori, M. Stoller, T. Stein, S. Branting, M. Vogt, R. Tuttle, B. Hallgrímsson, S. Killindo, F. Mizambwa, F. Ndunguru, and A. Mabulla -- The paleoecology of the upper Laetolil Beds at Laetoli : a reconsideration of the large mammal evidence / D.F. Su and T. Harrison -- Fauna, taphonomy, and ecology of the Plio-Pleistocene Chiwondo Beds, northern Malawi / O. Sandrock, O. Kullmer, F. Schrenk, Y.M. Juwayeyi, and T.G. Bromage-- Investigating faunal evidence for hominin paleoecology in East Africa / A.K. Behrensmeyer, Z. Alemseged, and R. Bobe.
- 2006 Springeredited by Hidemi Ishida ... [et al.].Hidemi Ishida : 40 years of footprints in Japanese primatology and paleoanthropology / Masato Nakatsukasa ... [et al.] -- Seven decades of East African Miocene anthropoid studies / Russell H. Tuttle -- Evolution of the vertebral column in Miocene hominoids and Plio-Pleistocene hominids / Dominique Gommery -- Terrestriality in a middle Miocene context : Victoriapithecus from Maboko, Kenya / Kathleen T. Blue, Monte L. McCrossin and Brenda R. Benefit -- Late Cenozoic mammalian biostratigraphy and faunal change : paleoenvironments of hominoid evolution and dispersal / Hideo Nakaya and Hiroshi Tsujikawa -- The ages and geological backgrounds of Miocene hominoids Nacholapithecus, Samburupithecus, and Orrorin from Kenya / Yoshihiro Sawada ... [et al.] -- Patterns of vertical climbing in primates / Yoshihiko Nakano, Eishi Hirasaki and Hiroo Kumakura -- Functional morphology of the midcarpal joint in knuckle-walkers and terrestrial quadrupeds / Brian G. Richmond -- Morphological adaptation of rat femora to different mechanical environments / Akiyoshi Matsumura, Morihiko Okada and Yutaka Takahashi -- A hallmark of humankind : the gluteus maximus muscle : its form, action, and function / Françoise K. Jouffroy and Monique F. Médina -- Primates trained for bipedal locomotion as a model for studying the evolution of bipedal locomotion / Eishi Hirasaki, Naomichi Ogihara and Masato Nakatsukasa -- Locomotor energetics in nonhuman primates : a review of recent studies on bipedal performing macaques / Masato Nakatsukasa, Eishi Hirasaki and Naomichi Ogihara -- Computer simulation of bipedal locomotion : toward elucidating correlations among musculoskeletal morphology, energetics, and the origin of bipedalism / Naomichi Ogihara and Nobutoshi Yamazaki -- Paleoenvironments, paleoecology, adaptations and the origins of bipedalism in Hominidae / Martin Pickford -- Arboreal origin of bipedalism / Brigitte Senut -- Neontological perspectives on East African middle and late Miocene Anthropoidea / Russell H. Tuttle -- The prehominid locomotion reflected : energetics, muscles, and generalized bipeds / Morihiko Okada -- Evolution of the social structure of hominoids : reconsideration of food distribution and the estrus sex ratio / Takeshi Furuichi -- Are human beings apes, or are apes people too? / Russell H. Tuttle -- Current thoughts on terrestrialization in African apes and the origin of human bipedalism / Hidemi Ishida.
- Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Heredity, and Eugenics, 1927-1945 : crossing boundaries2008 SpringerHans-Walter Schmuhl.A "purely theoretical institute for the study of the nature of man" : the founding of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Heredity, and Eugenics, 1920-1927 -- "The human of the future under the scrutiny of research" : the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Heredity, and Eugenics in the Weimar Republic, 1927-1933 -- The "Faustian bargain" : the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Heredity, and Eugenics in the National Socialist era, 1933-1938/1942 -- In the realm of opportunity : the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Heredity, and Eugenics during World War II, 1938/42-1945.
- 2008 Springeredited by Tommy Bengtsson, Geraldine P. Mineau.
- 2008 CRCnetBASEedited by Sarah Elton, Paul O'Higgins.Environments, adaptation, and evolutionary medicine : should we be eating a stone age diet? / Sarah Elton -- Human protein requirements and infection stress among young children at the origins of agriculture / Stanley J. Ulijaszek -- Evolutionary perspectives on type 2 diabetes in Asia / Tessa M. Pollard, Alejandra Nunez-de la Mora, and Nigel Unwin -- Seasonality, climatic unpredictability, food deprivation, and polycystic ovary syndrome / Laurence Shaw and Sarah Elton -- Evolution and endocrinology : the regulation of pregnancy outcomes / Virginia J. Vitzthum -- Evolutionary paediatrics : a case study in applying Darwinian medicine / Helen Ball -- The role of helminthes in human evolution : implications for global health in the 21st century / A. Magdalena Hurtado ... [et al.] -- Nonbizarre delusions as strategic deception / Edward H. Hagen -- Practical aspects of evolutionary medicine / Gillian R. Bentley and Robert Aunger -- Comparative and evolutionary biology in medical and dental education / M.Christopher Dean -- Is there a place for evolutionary medicine in UK medical education? / Sarah Elton and Paul O'Higgins -- Would Darwin recognise himself here? / Jonathan Marks.
- 2010Ramah McKay.Based on twenty-four months of fieldwork, this dissertation explores how welfare -- the provision of social goods and supports -- is being configured through transnational medical intervention and public health policy in Mozambique. My research was concerned with how a variety of techniques, diagnoses, and criteria were used to mediate families' access to care and social supports as well as with the kinds of social and material opportunities these interventions made available. In a context marked by material scarcity far beyond the well-defined clinical criteria through which medical welfare supports were channeled, I was interested in how a variety of differently situated actors -- including health planners, donors, psychologists, counselors, and nurses, members of patients associations, volunteers, family members and patients -- defined, diagnosed, and accessed welfare needs. I also aimed to trace how legal and ethical norms structured and emerged out of these new welfare assemblages, and asked why and how contested, gendered family relationships came to be a privileged locus for these medical-social interventions. I investigated how planners, workers, patients and families negotiated institutional and everyday practices of care in order to understand how new modes of diagnosis, treatment, care, and social support for children and patients are taken up across a range of institutional and non-institutional sites. Based on this research, I argue that medical welfare interventions instantiate a new mode of governance in Mozambique, one in which the state not only provides services but also (even primarily) coordinates non-governmental endeavors and constitutes individuals and communities as available for humanitarian intervention. As a result, new forms of claims-making and claims-denying, including and beyond citizenship claims, are emerging in medical welfare spaces, as diagnoses of individual and community "vulnerability" become means of mobilizing new forms of care and material resources. Crucially, I suggest, these dynamics are shaped not only by contemporary development practice but also by historical legacies of colonialism, conflict and intervention that have shaped the politics of biomedical knowledge and transnational aid in contemporary Mozambique.
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