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Replacement model

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A theory proposed by Christopher Stringer and Peter Andrews suggesting that the place of origin of modern human beings is in Africa. Early human predecessors then spread to the various parts of the world, replacing the Neanderthals and other hominids that eventually became extinct.


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This theory surmises that the regional anatomical differences of today's modern humans are of recent developments.


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Elephant: The First Primate?

... evolution. It initially appeared that genetic data resolved the basic models of recent human evolution in favor of the “out-of-Africa replacement” hypothesis in which anatomically modern humans evolved in Africa about 150,000 ...

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by Kully
Thu Apr 19, 2012 12:15 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Elephant: The First Primate?
Replies: 1
Views: 3405

Re: human/neanderthal crosses?

... detect the genes? Very unlikely. I still hold strongly to the Complete replacement model (Out of Africa) theory wherby anatomically modern humans migrated out of Africa and completely ...

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by Schröder
Mon Dec 25, 2006 6:34 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: human/neanderthal crosses?
Replies: 16
Views: 15102

The Fiber Disease

... 'bar code' Medical supply company markets infrared scan of veins as a replacement for fingerprinting or retinal scans. Photos: Scanning human veins ... could be fooled with images lifted from Play-Doh, for example, or a model of a finger made with dental plaster. Reproducing a three-dimensional ...

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by London
Sat Dec 02, 2006 12:33 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5560224

The Fiber Disease

... of its function. For example, in computer science, cybernetics tries to model actual organic structures that make humans intelligent, while artificial ... view regarding the meaning of the word. In medicine, Bionics means the replacement or enhancement of organs or other body parts by mechanical ...

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by Skytroll
Mon Sep 04, 2006 4:28 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5560224

Organ Transplants!

... which is resistant to HIV and a source of immune cells, could provide a replacement for the patient's damaged immune system. In April 1995, also ... available organs. Many feel that the United States should follow this model, but the idea has met with a lot of resistance. It would mean exerting ...

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by CoolJay221
Thu Feb 09, 2006 7:06 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Organ Transplants!
Replies: 21
Views: 24788


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