A Nose In The Air: The Influence of Climate & Nose Morphology

British anthropologist Arthur Thomson, in the late 1800's published his observations on nose size and shape. He noted that humans from humid, warm climates have wider, shorter noses than humans from colder, dryer climates who have more narrow, longer noses. He carried on his observation postulating that the shape of the nose was influenced by the... Continue Reading →

Integrating Ancient DNA In A Reconstruction Of A 43,000 Year Old Neandertal

I'm back to internet land a bit earlier than expected and even though I've got several thousand unread items in my RSS reader, hundreds of emails and photos to sort through, I've stumbled upon some really interesting news first shared by Dienekes that I just had to pass on: A reconstruction of a Neandertal's face... Continue Reading →

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