Hominins

Human bipedal instability in tree canopy environments is reduced by “light touch” fingertip support

Johannsen, L, Coward, SRL, Martin, GR, Wing, AM, van Casteren, A, Sellers, WI, Ennos, AR, Crompton, RH, Thorpe, SKS. Human bipedal instability in tree canopy environments is reduced by “light touch” fingertip support. Nature Scientific Reports. 2017;7(1):1135.

Basis for the gain and subsequent dilution of epidermal pigmentation during human evolution: The barrier and metabolic conservation hypotheses revisited

Pleistocene Hominins as a Resource for Carnivores: A c. 500,000-Year-Old Human Femur Bearing Tooth-Marks in North Africa (Thomas Quarry I, Morocco)

Daujeard, C, Geraads, D, Gallotti, R, Lefèvre, D, Mohib, A, Reynal, J, Hublin, J. Pleistocene Hominins as a Resource for Carnivores: A c. 500,000-Year-Old Human Femur Bearing Tooth-Marks in North Africa (Thomas Quarry I, Morocco). PLoS ONE. 2016.

Surprising trunk rotational capabilities in chimpanzees and implications for bipedal walking proficiency in early hominins.

Thompson, NE, Demes, B, O'Neill, MC, Holowka, NB, Larson, SG. Surprising trunk rotational capabilities in chimpanzees and implications for bipedal walking proficiency in early hominins. Nat Commun. 2015;6:8416.

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