Curated by Robert McCarthy

Endurance Hunting aa a Driver for Sexual Dimorphism and Role Differentiation

Early humans were endurance hunters. They were successful in long distance pursuit of prey. This behavioral strategy is believed to be at least 2MM years old, predating h. sapiens, and persists in Kalahari bushmen and the Tarahumara, amongst... continue reading

Human oral microbiome crisis at the end of 18th c.?

Scholars have recently shown a clear increase in the frequency of caries and tooth loss for humans after the end of the 18th c. [1] For the authors, changes in nutrition (more sugar) and dental health (possibly higher frequency of tooth... continue reading

Explanation for spheno-ethmoid contact on the organ-crowded hominoid anterior cranial floor

The anterior cranial floor is variably configured in primates. The sphenoid and ethmoid bones contact each other in strepsirrhines, orangutans, and modern humans, whereas... continue reading