History of paleontology History of paleontology Timeline of paleontology. The find hinges on the partial jawbone and teeth of what appears to be an ancient human. A cast of the original skeleton in its reconstructed form is displayed at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. The excavated upper jawbone consists of seven intact teeth and one broken incisor. During evolution of the human lineage these muscles seem to have weakened with the loss of the myosin gene MYH16a two base-pair deletion that occurred about 2. Imagining the Human Future video Public Event:
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Oldest Human Fossils In Western Europe Revealed To Date Back A Million Years
SwartkransSouth Africa. The skull was identified as belonging to a modern human with distinct Sub-Saharan African features. Johanson recovered Lucy's left innominate bone and sacrum. People with primordial dwarfism tend to be…. The Quest for Human Origins.