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What Is Physical/Biological Anthropology?
Biological anthropologists seek to understand how humans adapt to diverse environments, and how biological and cultural processes work together to shape growth, development and behavior. They are interested in human biological origins, evolution and variation. Biological anthropologists study other primates (primatology), the fossil record (paleoanthropology), prehistoric people (bioarchaeology), and the biology (e.g., health, cognition, hormones, growth and development) and genetics of living populations.
Physical Anthropology Links
Human Origins Database
Within you will find detailed information on fossil hominin specimens as well as extant hominoid specimens. Available information includes skeletal elements present for a particular specimen as well as measurements.
Mapping the Icelandic Genome
A site which examines the social issues surrounding the effort to produce a comprehensive genomic map of the Icelandic people.
The web site of the Neanderthal Museum in Germany. Text in either English or German.
Neanderthals and Modern Humans in Western Asia
Neanderthals and Modern Humans -- A Regional Guide is written, designed, created and maintained by Scott J. Brown.
A project from Arizona State University's Institute for Human Origins.