A few things I have learned, all organized in a prezi.
Tags » Biological Anthropology
Birth weights, Stillbirth Rates, and Infant Mortality
Exposure to hypoxic environments may increase the stress on an already vulnerable growing fetus, thus result in a higher frequency of low birth weight, higher stillbirths, and increased infant mortality among high altitude populations. 2,215 more words
The former neuroscientist and current science journalist Mo Costandi has a new article in The Guardian titled Life After Death: The Science of Human Decomposition… 563 more words
Different subsystems of the human body have been shaped by natural selection to form a resilient adaptive fit to niche.
The anatomical subsystem of the cranio dental region of the human body and homeostatic process of thermoregulation via skin phenotypes are not only products of natural selection selecting on certain adaptations, but they can also give insight into the evolution of hominin behavior in their terrestrial, omnivorous, extractive, and social niche. 689 more words
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The evolution of an exceptionally high brain-to-body mass ratio in the hominin lineage can be ascribed to phylogenetic layering in the context of niche construction. 799 more words