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FEA, Validity & Sensitivity

The Finite Element Method (FEM) was developed within the framework of Engineering but has become a popular tool in bio-mechanical studies. It is natural that computational bio-mechanics and Finite Element Analysis (FEA) became increasingly promising in fossil studies where there are no examples of some taxa still living. 286 more words


Frontal surfaces

More surfaces. This week we have published a surface comparison of the frontal endocranial morphology in OH9, Buia, and Bodo. The methods are the same applied previously by… 245 more words

Brain Morphology

Evolution: FAQs

Whether you are a creationist who is growing disillusioned with what you think you know, you are skeptical of the theory of evolution, or you’re simply looking for clarification in some areas, this post may be able to help you. 3,028 more words


Raw Veganism and the Hominid Diet - is there a case for cooked food?

Image by: voyagevixen2

There are any number of modern commercial diets, each promoting very particular approach to the way we should eat. But which diet makes sense? 553 more words

Healthy Living

Evolved to exercise - but how?

Image by Andy Wright

Obesity is now a global problem

According to the World Health Organisation, the global obesity rate has more than doubled since 1980 and 1.9 billion adults were overweight in 2014 while over 600 million of these were obese. 342 more words

Healthy Living

First blog post

Anthropology. What? 

Most people will go through life without understanding anthology, or even talk to an anthropologist. So, people can have a vague idea what anthropology is. 450 more words

Forensic Anthropology

The (mon)Keys of Evolution

by Jordan Pennells

The human evolutionary timeline is a contentious topic within academia, repeatedly being revised with the development of genetic technologies. A common misconception is that we evolved from Chimpanzees. 885 more words