Scientists unexpectedly made a discovery which in future may change the idea about the history of human evolution.
In China, paleontologists have discovered the remains of a probably still unknown species of people. These people lived in southern China from 11 to 14 thousand years ago.
Paleontologists have discovered the bones of at least five individuals. The remains of the first three were found in 1989 in the red Deer cave in Yunnan province.
Since then, scientists call them “people of the cave of red Deer”. Another skeleton was later found in the vicinity of the village Lonline in the Guangxi Autonomous region, reports the BBC .
In an article published in the journal PLoS One, paleontologists, however, write that while it is impossible to say whether these remains are still unknown of man or not.
A distinctive feature of “the man from deer cave” is the structure of the skull – cranial region: skull: round, low superciliary ridges. The face was small and flat, wide nose.
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Anthropogeny — the process of origin and evolution of man.
Driving forces of anthropogenesis.
1)anthropoid ancestors pax; 2)most ancient and ancient ancestors pax; 3)people present, morphologic building.
• individual selection aiming to morphophysiological traits is bipedalism, the structure of the brush, the development of the brain; • group selection, aimed at the social organization; • bio-social selection, the result of the combined action of the first two forms of selection. Acted at the level of individual, family, tribe.
The main driving force of anthropogenesis was the work in which you create your tools. The main factor is labour-was specific to the evolution of the pax. Particularly important was the emergence of a straight gait. Biologically bipedalism brought the man a lot of complications. But due to bipedal locomotion freed the hands for tools. At the beginning of the process of formation of the person his hand was underdeveloped. It took a long time for our ancestors moved from the use of the OCD subjects. nature. environment as weapons in their manufacture. Continue reading
Michael Medler from Western Washington University in Bellingham told me that the ancestors of humans could get a chance to develop because they lived near volcanoes and can near them to cook hot food for the brain, reported IA “data” with reference to RIA Novosti.
This thought came to the scientist after he had lived in Hawaii, near the crater of the volcano a few days. The man was sheltering for the night in a tent and cooked outside using volcanic heat that made him think about how distant human ancestors such as Homo erectus (Homo erectus) or some Australopithecus, to be able to live near volcanoes and cook boiled and grilled foods, with no prior intelligence.
To test their hypothesis, the scientist has tested all discovered graves of ancient human ancestors and found that they all lived near volcanoes or hot rift faults that existed in Africa 2-3 million years ago.
One of the main mysteries of anthropology is still how and why the ancestors of the people began to prepare and eat grilled and boiled foods, Continue reading