Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-31372
Zollikofer, C P E; Ponce de León, M S (2010). The evolution of hominin ontogenies. Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology, 21(4):441-452.
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Since the beginnings of paleoanthropology, immature fossil hominin specimens have marked important but highly contested cornerstones of research. Long deemed as not representative of a fossil species’ morphology, immature hominins are now in the center of scientific attention, and an increasing interest in evolutionary developmental questions has made developmental paleoanthropology a vibrant field of research. Here we report on recent advances in this field, which result from a combination of new methods to reconstruct fossil ontogenies with insights from evo-devo research on extant species.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||07 Faculty of Science > Anthropological Institute and Museum|
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology|
|Deposited On:||22 Feb 2010 12:39|
|Last Modified:||27 Nov 2013 22:55|
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