New PDF release: An Album of Maya Architecture

By Tatiana Proskouriakoff

ISBN-10: 0806113510

ISBN-13: 9780806113517

With the mind's eye of an artist and the precision of a scientist, Tatiana Proskouriakoff has captured in photos thirty-six restorations of amazing Maya constructions as their developers observed the scenes greater than one thousand years in the past. dealing with her portray of every constitution is a documented textual content of archaeological findings and a line drawing of the present is still. First issued through the Carnegie establishment of Washington in 1946, this crucial quantity is again to print in a brand new layout through the college of Oklahoma Press.

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80 genes were lost in the human lineage after separation from the last common ancestor with the chimpanzee. 36 of those were for olfactory receptors. Genes involved in chemoreception and immune response are overrepresented. Another study estimated that 86 genes had been lost. Hair keratin gene KRTHAP1 A gene for type I hair keratin was lost in the human lineage. Keratins are a major component of hairs. Humans still have nine functional type I hair keratin genes but the loss of that particular gene may have caused the thinning of human body hair.

7%. 02%. The bonobo is a sibling species of common chimpanzee and is genetically about as different from humans as are common chimps. 35 Non-coding (Chr. 17 Pseudogenes (Chr. 96 Genes (Ka) The sequence divergence has generally the following pattern: Human-Chimp < HumanGorilla << Human-Orangutan, highlighting the close kinship between humans and the African apes. Alu elements diverge quickly due to their high frequency of CpG dinucleotides which mutate roughly 10 times more often than the average nucleotide in the genome.

The recent African origin of modern humans is the mainstream model describing the origin and early dispersal of anatomically modern humans, Homo sapiens sapiens. The theory is known popularly as the (Recent) Out-of-Africa model. The hypothesis originated in the 19th century, with Darwin's Descent of Man, but remained speculative until the 1980s when it was corroborated based on a study of present-day mitochondrial DNA, combined with evidence based on physical anthropology of archaic specimens. According to both genetic and fossil evidence, archaic Homo sapiens evolved to anatomically modern humans solely in Africa, between 200,000 and 100,000 years ago, with members of one branch leaving Africa by 60,000 years ago and over time replacing earlier human populations such as Neanderthals and Homo erectus.

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