Faces from the past

Bromage, T.
January 1992
New Scientist;1/11/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1803, p38
Reports on evidence from fossils on the way our faces evolved which gives new clues to the ancestry of modern humans and apes. How bones of the face grow and change shape; The nondestructive technique developed by the author for examining bone surfaces of fossil faces; What is revealed by the anatomical relationship between the brain case and the face in early hominids. INSET: 1: The changing face of bone.;2: A tale of two faces..


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