• Human evolution from the Miocene to the Present

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      Human evolution; palaeoanthropological/molecular evidences; hominoid divergence; australopithecines; Homo sapiens origin; advent of modern man

    • Abstract


      Based on morphological, palaeoanthropological and molecular biological studies, human evolution from the Miocene to the Present has been reviewed. The initial divergence of orangutan from the hominoid stock, the divergence of man from the last common ancestor with the African apes, the origin and expansion ofHomo lineage and the advent of modern man have been discussed.

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      Shama Barnabas1 2

      1. Ahmednagar College, Ahmednagar - 414 001
      2. Division of Biochemical Sciences, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune - 411 008, India
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